As anyone who’s traveled widely before the days of connected smart phones and GPS knows the pain when travel plans go awry and you end up at your place of accommodation only to find yourself locked out in the middle of the night.
It’s the stuff nightmares are made of and a thing of the past until this week when hundreds of Internet-connected locks became inoperable last week, a problem lock makers Lockstate attributes to a faulty software update that resulted in a fatal system error. Lockstate’s RemoteLock 6i is a worldwide partner of Airbnb, meaning that many hosts were unable to remotely control their locks

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