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The problem with doing a lot of things automatically is that some people have multiple identities online. I decide on a per site basis what identity to use (my real identity or my nickname etc). In the case where you could trust every single site with your real identity this wouldn't be necessary but in my opinion we're a long way from that scenario being reality thus I will be choosing an identity for every single site. From a security point of view I wouldn't like the above idea either, having functionality like this will enable a worm/virus to not only infect my local machine but possible spread havoc on all my registered accounts as well. Not to mention registering me for new services I don't want...
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Sep 6, 2011