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Re: alternate captcha ideas?


From: Simius Puer
Date: Nov 21, 2009 10:00AM

Hi Carin

All CAPTCHA solutions have problems regarding accessibility and this has
been discussed on various threads of this forum:

http://www.webaim.org/discussion/mail_thread.php?thread=3061 (and probably

and there are good solutions on the main site:


...this spells out real alternatives to CAPTCHA - ones that meet both
usability and accessibility requirements, not to mention business
requirements of security and a low form-abandonment rate.

CAPTCHA does have it's place, but there are much better solutions that don't
put any burden on the user whilst maintaining security.