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Complex Passwords Are Annoying, Amirite? ... The Guy Who Invented Those Annoying Password Rules Now Regrets Wasting Your Time

Bill Burr, whose work led to forcing users to use more numbers, special characters and case sensitive in their passwords, is apologizing after new studies suggest that those things just make passwords harder to remember, and not harder to break into (therefore they're not more secure).

http://gizmodo.com/the-guy-who-...now-1797643987