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Re: Alternatives for the CAPTCHA


From: Webb, KerryA
Date: Mar 23, 2009 6:00PM

> I've been thinking about this, and I understand the point of these
> things as keeping spammers from using computers to log in to things
> and do havoc. Since I am not versed in how these computers do things,
> I'm not sure how my idea would work.
> At first I thought of the question idea. Asking, What color is grass?
> And having the user type the answer. But could a computer figure this
> out?

And we're told that the bad guys are already a step ahead, and are using
humans (some wittingly and some not) to solve captchas of all sorts.


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