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Re: Solona - CAPTCHA interpreting service

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From: Rich Pedley
Date: Aug 25, 2009 4:10PM


On 25/08/2009 19:15, Randi wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Thought this might be of interest.
>
> Excerpt:
>
> "Solona is a service that provides CAPTCHA solution assistance for
> visually impaired Internet users who encounter CAPTCHAS that are
> difficult or impossible to solve."
>
> Basically, we take a screenshot of the captcha page, submit it, they
> solve it, and tell us the answer. I'm trying it, but I'm not getting
> the screenshot right. I'm already in contact with their support
> people. I am very impressed thus far!
>
> http://www.solona.net/index.php

Interesting, but surely they can't be fast enough to solve a captcha
by using this method.

Anyway I still think they are evil, and a lot of them have been broken
by various methods - including some simple javascript is my memory is
correct.

Rich