René 'Necoro' Neumann posted on Sat, 10 Apr 2010 20:26:18 +0200 as

> Both points also apply to the audio captcha, as you have to a)
> understand the word and b) from this infer the correct writing. Which
> becomes even more difficult as English is a language, where the
> spelling/pronounciation-relation is quite loose (plus you have
> British/American spelling varieties).

Good point.

Captchas are a bit like radiation or chemo treatments that try to kill the 
cancer (spam) without killing the human, aren't they?  If the anti-cancer/
anti-spam treatment's to be worthwhile at all, it seems one must accept 
that it be potent enough that it will kill some of the good guys in the 

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