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From: Randy Pope
Date: May 31, 2012 11:22PM

After reading the article, I cannot create an account to post my comment due
to the fact that I'm DeafBlind. The same with all website that use
CAPTCHA. Accessible? Yea, right. Grrr.

Randy Pope

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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Karl Groves
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2012 10:33 PM
To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] reCAPTCHA

Halfway through the article I thought to myself "Oh, I know how they can
beat the exploit: Munge the sound even more and make it more inaccessible. "
Sure enough, that's exactly what they did. Ugh

Karl Groves

> -----Original Message-----
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> <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Stella Mudd
> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2012 7:42 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] reCAPTCHA
> 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-it
> s-
> 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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