An hour would not really change much. 24 hours might make it a bit less frustrating, but even then I'll probably still be logged in far less frequently. It does not help that logging in requires navigating to a new page, and then coming back, dragging out the log-in process.
Originally Posted by Sapience
It's unfortunate that this policy is so stuck. I would personally love to hear from whoever higher up made this decision, and why they think it's such an important policy that there is no flexibility at all.