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New York Times Reports on Class-Action Lawsuit Which Alleges that Kaba Push Button Locks Are Susceptible to a Magnet Opening Them

 

To Get In, Push Buttons, or Maybe Swipe a Magnet
By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Published: March 26, 2011
A lawsuit argues that push-button locks are easily, and discreetly, foiled, accuse Kaba of deceptive trade practices, common-law fraud, negligence and product liability.

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You can link to a video showing how easily Kaba locks allegedly can be by-passed with a magent at this blog site by clicking here.


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