About CAPTCHAs...

Yes, they even have a name… CAPTCHAs… You probably have met them yourself, those twisted, haunted pictures of letters and figures you have to read and type in to make sure you are really human, not some random bot browsing the site and trying to submit anything that might do harm (such as spam). Sometimes they really reach the limits of readability…

Speakup (that is, Armin) has recently released an interesting article about them:

With the advent of the evil spambot (…) has prompted more and more web sites to require entering verification codes at the end of a form. Basically, verification of your belonging to the human race.



  1. so what happens ?? no news since 3 weeks... where are u ?

    matthieu · 2005-02-25 13:53 · #

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