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The purpose of this article

  • to describe the Instagram centrally-induced account access lock mechanisms
  • to summarize the info available on the web regarding troubleshooting the issue and to report on their efficacy
  • to introduce and rate the efficacy of other steps that I took
  • to show general issues with these
  • to show issues specific to my case
  • to illustrate the extent of loss of personal intellectual property and personal and professional capabilities
  • to provide hypotheses to the cause of the locks
  • to name potential steps for prevention of such situations

The target audience of this article

  • Instagram users, more specifically:
  • - people who have invested a significant amount of time, effort…

Piotr Chylarecki

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