locked Re: Eliminate passwords?


Steph, did you read the link that mark sent?

It said that you send in your email address, they send back (in an email message to your email address)  a link that you use.

You use that link to access your site.

How would a hacker get that email message/link?


On 6/30/2015 3:24 PM, Steph wrote:
I have a question regarding this.
People find anyway they can to hack people's accounts.
So, how would this keep the hackers out?  That is my only concern.

Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:25 AM
Subject: [beta] Eliminate passwords?

Hi All,

A new trend seems to be to eliminate passwords in logins. See this article about Medium, which outlines the approach:

What do you think? We already have a class of users that don't have passwords - people who subscribed via email, and if they ever want to log into the website they have to either go through a social login, or go through the 'forget my password' flow. It would make things more consistent to just say that nobody has a password. To log in, if not through Facebook/Google, then simply enter your email address and you'll be emailed a link to log in.


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