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From: Elle
Date: May 31, 2012 6:26PM


Our organization uses a multilayered approach to handle security issues
with forms, none of which involve CAPTCHA (honeypot + email authentication
+ other stuff). It was a tough battle, but well worth the fight. My vote
is "noCAPTCHA" indeed.



Cheers,
Elle


On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 7:41 PM, Stella Mudd < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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?
> > > >



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