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The problem is that a password should appear in plain text as rarely as possible. In your case, the password appears in plain text in an e-mail. This has several drawbacks: If the account of the person is compromised, the hacker gets access to your website as well. If there is a malicious man in the middle, he can access the password with ease. ...


Honestly, there is not much value to it. 1) Most people use their own password that they remember. If they do, then making them change their password will take longer than filling up an extra field during registration. The benefit of your system may be that by then the user is registered so you'll not lose it. 2) If they use a password manager it is ...

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