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Why Passwords Might (Finally) Go Away

Passwords are still the main method for protecting online accounts. Now, a series of regulations and open standards provide hope that we can finally ditch them.

By Ben Dickson

In 2012, Wired’s Matt Honan wrote about the disastrous consequences of tying your entire digital life to a string of letters, digits, and symbols. Honan is just one of countless people whose online…




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