On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 9:56 PM, John Meyer <john.l.me...@gmail.com> wrote:
> And rendering the key useless to the spammer.

And to you. And your users.

That's the whole problem with it. Yes, one could simply strings(1) one
Mac app and probably retrieve the keys and spam the hell of Twitter
with it. For the spammer, it doesn't matter if the key is revoked as
he could just get another one; the real problem appears to legit users
that follow all the guildelines and really contribute for the system.

The fact that open source apps, distributing their keys, make them
"easy targets" for valid keys but that doesn't mean that applications
that "protect" their keys are safer.

-- 
Julio Biason <julio.bia...@gmail.com>
Twitter: http://twitter.com/juliobiason

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