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San Francisco Parking Meters are a $130MM Industry.

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That's quite a little extortion racket the city of San Francisco has going on right now.

It's funny, techies use M to represent millions, business people use MM to represent thousands of thousands. I wish the second notation would die out sooner rather than later.

I wonder why it lasts.

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