Why Medium doesn’t want your account to be password-protected

From Medium’s point of view, it makes a lot of sense not to allow users to have passwords on their accounts.

But it may not be a security upgrade for you.

Medium’s not terribly sensible password-less way to log in

Yes, too many internet users choose poor passwords, or reuse them on multiple sites.

But Medium would have done better to promote alternative methods of keeping accounts safe, rather than declaring passwords dead.