Scott Adams had a whole year of blog posts on the subject
Ironically, he turned off the comments on his blog once he came out as a Trump Lickspittle.
Why did it fail? Because it sucked.
Why did it suck?
Because it was a Republican Plan , i.e., a giveaway to the industry.
the majority of respondents understanding that passwords should contain uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols
Yup. A password under 8-12 characters in length, consisting of a simple dictionary word (with simple digit substitution of a = 4, e = 3, i = !, random capitalization, etc) can be solved by a GPU in less than a second or two. Combine several non-related words together and you might have a fighting chance. Don't even get me started about how many friends and relatives don't use 2-factor auth.
Summer Olympics should only be in Athens, and pick a cold city to have the Winter Olympics in and never change it.
It has indeed been around for a long time. Some years much, much better than others. Unfortunately, over time, things got much less subtle, and far too repetitive.
Truly simple systems... require infinite testing. -- Norman Augustine