Bus staff discount accidentally added onto 9,000 octopus cards

Well, truth be told, who would mind getting an extra discount on a bus ride?

The Octopus Company recently made an error when updating a software programme for KMB buses. The damage? Staff discount mistakenly added to 9,000 octopus cards, causing a total of HK$200,000 in losses.

The Octopus Company has publicly apologised for the incident and emphasised that no personal information has been leaked. Octopus will be compensating KMB for their loss and will fix the error.

Source: RTHK

Photo: David Woo, Flickr

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