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2. Assuming these brute force methods were used against real accounts, they would presumably become locked. It seems this would have been tried many times already in the past and present and lots of accounts would be getting locked all the time. Thus the email sites must have some way to detect and prevent this?
Just curious about these details... thx.
I still believe US is the best place to live all things considered, but we need to change course a bit or it won't stay that way for future generations.