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From Jeff Marshall <jmarsh...@libertysite.com>
Subject Re: Proposal
Date Wed, 22 May 2002 19:34:40 GMT
I vote to keep it.  In the financial arena, there are many concerns with 
who has access (patriot act) having a lockout mechanism eases some 
concerns.  DDos is always going to be a problem.

Jeff

Glenn Golden wrote:

>We have this clever feature that if there are some number of unsuccessful
>login attempts over a time period, we disable the account.
>
>This is a VERY BAD FEATURE!  With a feature like this, if I know your login
>id, I can quickly disable your account.
>
>I suggest we remove it.  Call for a vote.
>
>- Glenn
> 
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>University of Michigan School of Information
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