Draconian measures

A message: "Your account has been locked due to incorrect password attempts. Please wait 30 minutes."
Source: Melbourne Bike Share (melbournebikeshare.com.au)

Inappropriately high levels of security can be frustrating. Even eBay and Paypal and my bank allow a few attempts to get the password right. And this is a bicycle share program – hardly a high-risk environment, I would have thought.

Locking me out for 30 minutes seems a tad extreme.

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