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Submission + - Compromising Twitter's OAuth security system (arstechnica.com) 1

iplayfast writes: Facebook, Twitter, and Google all have different variants of the [OAuth] standard that have to be handled differently by third-party applications. Twitter's approach is, by far, the worst.

Twitter has screwed up big time,and this article tells how. The author has been ignored by Twitter so he's publicly outing them, with their Not so secret consumer key.

Adding features does not necessarily increase functionality -- it just makes the manuals thicker.