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From: Stella Mudd
Date: Jun 1, 2012 12:34PM

This is all great info. I'm going to begin compiling a list of effective
techniques for various security needs. I have procured the domain name
www.nocaptcha.org where I would like to provide this information and a
whole lot more. If anyone is interested in pitching in or helping to get
some funding to provide something special in terms of design, info,
examples, consulting, etc., I'm up for any suggestions. Shoot me an
e-mail. Cheers.


On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 12:03 PM, J. B-Vincent wrote:
> > Here's a longish article about strategies for CAPTCHA-free spambot
> protection from yesterday's Etre newsletter.
> We have a list of similar and more extensive recommendations on our
> site at http://webaim.org/blog/spam_free_accessible_forms/
> For our forms, we do three simple things:
> 1. A short "naughty word" list. Form data containing these words are
> not submitted.
> 2. A honeypot - a hidden (also to screen reader users) text field
> after the submit button. If it contains content, the message is not
> submitted.
> 3. Basic time detection. We log the time the form is opened and the
> time it is submitted. If the difference is less than 3 seconds or more
> than 40 minutes, it is not submitted.
> These three things have cut the automated spam on our online forms
> from several thousand per month to 2-3 per month, most of which are
> probably human spammers.
> Jared
> > > >