Office 365 does not allow more than 16 character passwords or “Why, why, why???”

Since my first article about a financial institution’s policy on password length I’ve encountered a couple of examples. All of which were not really worse than the one I had mentioned before but today I was happily signing up for Microsoft’s new online services offering and was prompted to change my password (n.b. I was … More Office 365 does not allow more than 16 character passwords or “Why, why, why???”