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Why Everything We Know About Passwords is Wrong

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If you’re anything like me, you hate passwords. My particular personal bugbear is the U.S. Copyright Office, which has complexity rules so arcane that I can’t have my password manager automatically generate a password for it, and requires password changes every three months. Which I then have to write down somewhere because there’s no chance of me memorizing it.

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