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Do spammers dream of electric sheep?

Nick Jenk­ins’ recent prob­lems try­ing to iden­ti­fy him­self are hard­ly an iso­lat­ed inci­dent. The whole CAPTCHA con­cept is a fair­ly noble one, but it’s fraught with per­il. There’s been a num­ber of attempts to make this process eas­ier. Util­is­ing every­thing from kit­tens, to sim­ple arith­metic, to boo­bies, but none have been par­tic­u­lar­ly suc­cess­ful. So I’ve […]