Tuesday, August 10, 2004

The problem with passwords

Jon Udell: Tragedy of the network commons: "A recent survey found that 75 percent of Dartmouth students have shared their network passwords. They like having people who know their password, explained Denise Anthony, a sociologist who spoke at the PKI summit conference I attended earlier this month. 'They like having someone who can check their e-mail for them or log them in to places where they're supposed to be.' "

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