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From: Stella Mudd
Date: May 31, 2012 5:41PM


Summary of the link below: Some guys figured out how to crack Google's
reCAPTCHA by audio mining the audio description used by visually impaired
users. To thwart this new security hole, Google has made it even more
difficult to decipher the audio description.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/05/google-recaptcha-brought-to-its-knees/

What can be done to stop reCAPTCHA from becoming increasingly
inaccessible? Should we start a movement to kill reCAPTCHA? How about
noCAPTCHA?