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On Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:02:11 +0100, Alexander Thurgood wrote:
Does such a system also prevent false representation, i.e. someone
passing themselves off as another member ? With a userid and password
combo, this is much harder to do, it seems (notwithstanding one's
computer being hacked and one's ID/pwds being stolen) ?

Good forums provide the possibility to log in with OpenID, not requiring
additional passwords and still providing authentication. I we should
have that plugin enabled in our site anyway...


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