[tor-talk] Twitter account lockouts for Tor users

Brian Kroll brian at fiberoverethernet.com
Fri Nov 7 02:14:32 UTC 2014

Are people who are having their accounts locked out on a regular basis using two-factor? I wonder if two-factor is turned on does it make a difference?

On November 6, 2014 12:12:17 AM CST, CJ <tor at tengu.ch> wrote:
>On 11/05/2014 09:39 PM, Brian Kroll wrote:
>> I use Twidere (loaded from f-droid) and Orbot (loaded from f-droid)
>with no lock-out as of yet, even over multiple twitter accounts.
>Same for me. Three accounts through Tor using Twidere, no problem for
>months (or even years now)
>> -Brian
>> On November 5, 2014 1:20:27 PM CST, lee colleton <lee at colleton.net>
>>> I've noticed that Twitter accounts accessed via Tor have a tendency
>>> lock
>>> due to suspicious activity. This requires a password reset via email
>>> SMS
>>> and may sometimes entail an hour-long delay before Twitter restores
>>> access.
>>> I use an alpha[1] Twitter client along with Orbot, both as provided
>>> the
>>> Google Play Store.
>>> Have other Twitter & Tor users seen this same account lock-out?
>>> --lee
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