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David Anderson
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Message 15 - Posted: 27 Apr 2018, 22:16:06 UTC
Last modified: 27 Apr 2018, 22:58:37 UTC

We changed things so that when Science United creates an account on a BOINC project, it uses a random (anonymous) name, password, and email address, rather than using the info from your Science United account.

We did this in part to prepare for EU-GDPR (new rules involving data privacy) but it turns out to simplify SU (no need to deal with password mismatches). It also increases security because your email address and hashed SU password are no longer sent to projects.
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Message 42 - Posted: 1 Jun 2018, 15:46:55 UTC - in response to Message 15.  

I've noticed that when I get a reference to having received a "private message" in my BOINC Notices tab for the Asteroids@Home project...if I try to go the Asteroids@Home site and log in with my Science United email address and password, I get a "no such user" error. Is this caused by the use of these random IDs and passwords? If so, I'm not sure how to read/access these messages.
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Message 57 - Posted: 5 Sep 2018, 22:41:32 UTC
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We did this in part to prepare for EU-GDPR (new rules involving data privacy) but it turns out to simplify SU (no need to deal with password mismatches). It also increases security because your email address and hashed SU password are no longer sent to projects.

https://Lafmacun.net
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Message 113 - Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 3:22:54 UTC

When I learned, that my computers work isn't recognized by any project I participated here, I decided to quit science-united altogether.
So much for privacy protection: it is also a credit protection.
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Message 114 - Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 11:04:49 UTC - in response to Message 113.  

And that surprised you? Did You read Science United: UI/UX goals? In particular point 2.1.
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Message 115 - Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 12:44:22 UTC - in response to Message 114.  
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And that surprised you? Did You read Science United: UI/UX goals? In particular point 2.1.


ahm. yes. I read this point and are surprised as him. so I won't use SU. at least not for my computers.

othe good thing is, I got this before I actually attached my computers to my SU account. so no harm done.
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Message 215 - Posted: 12 May 2019, 9:05:42 UTC - in response to Message 57.  

We did this in part to prepare for EU-GDPR (new rules involving data privacy) but it turns out to simplify SU (no need to deal with password mismatches). It also increases security because your email address and hashed SU password are no longer sent to projects.

https://Lafmacun.net

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