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6-16-2011 @ 7:09PM
Its been tracking login location for a long time. Twice I've taken my laptop in the road with me to play WoW on vacation and both times I've needed to change my password. I log in, the servers say "Hey, you don't live in Arizona!" and my account is frozen until I change my PW.
6-16-2011 @ 7:11PM
Right, and my hope is that it'll flag for an authenticator # at that point instead of auto-locking you, which would be WAAAAAY less annoying.
6-16-2011 @ 7:15PM
I got flagged in and needed to reset my password after the entire Internet went down for a minute due to a power outage around here recently.It was kind of silly. Same computer, two minutes later - "YOUS A HACKER"
6-16-2011 @ 7:26PM
Arivia, blizzards checker checks for odities. such as say a completely different route or ISP all of a sudden. when your ISP went down it's possible they restored connectivity by rerouting. and blizz is like "same computer but his connection is being rerouted" and flagged it as a possible hijacking of someone rerouting your connection through insecure channels. Inconvinience yes, but it's not without purpose.
6-17-2011 @ 8:10AM
That system is hilariously flakey though. I go to school in the same state that I live. Two hours apart. Played at school, came home, got flagged for a reset. I spend much of my breaks at my boyfriend's place in Virginia (three states away). Haven't been flagged once.
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