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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 […]