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Monkey Parking: App That Lets Drivers Bid on Parking Spots Shuts Down — For Now


That app that got San Francisco drivers even more pissed off about parking has gone offline for now.

Monkey Parking, the app that lets drivers sell their public parking space to the highest bidder, was warned by the City Attorney in June to disable its “illegal” app or face some not-so-fun consequences.

Initially, the Italian-based app developer refused and the bidding war business carried on in San Francisco until today when the creators posted the following message on its blog:

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