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LinkedIn has recently made modifications to their authentication system requiring users to re-authenticate every 60 days.  Expiring access in this way is generally done to circumvent situations where a 3rd party was granted permission long ago and you haven’t gotten around to barring them access to your data.

To re-authenticate, click “Settings” on your LinkedIn feed, then select your authentication method as pictured here.  (the email option is typically intended be used only for getting a link to someone who does not have access to CloudPreservation)

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As the feed’s owner, you will be notified again when the authorization period is expiring.  Failure to (re)grant that permission will result in CloudPreservation no longer being able to obtain/capture your data from LinkedIn. As always, the actual authentication involves CloudPreservation sending you to a LinkedIn server to provide your credentials and grant the permission.  CloudPreservation will never obtain or store your personal LinkedIn password.

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