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Re: Accessible Captcha

From: Michael Gower <michael.gower@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 09:28:37 -0700
To: kmancuso@gmail.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF672B5764.016A87C4-ON882577D1.0059F650-882577D1.005A83BA@ca.ibm.com>
We did an analysis of ReCaptcha for a project over a year ago, and opinion 
was it was a fairly nice implementation. It has since been acquired by 
Google. Here's a posting that both discusses the acquisition and the 
history of ReCaptcha.

http://lflegal.com/2009/09/google-recaptcha/


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From:   Katherine Mancuso <kmancuso@gmail.com>
To:     Gijs Veyfeyken <gijs@anysurfer.be>
Cc:     Maggie Thomson <Maggie@bunnyfoot.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" 
<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date:   11/04/2010 08:59 AM
Subject:        Re: Accessible Captcha
Sent by:        w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org



I've heard good things about the accessibility of ReCaptcha: can anyone 
comment on whether this is true?

Katherine

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Gijs Veyfeyken <gijs@anysurfer.be> wrote:
Dear Maggie,

Mollom (http://www.mollom.com) is the most accessible audiocaptcha I know 
of. 
I recently put up a WordPress blog with the Mollom captcha for test 
purposes:

http://gijs.anysurfer.be/wordpress/


Put the word "SPAM" in the commentfield and submit the comment to trigger 
the captcha. 

Kind regards,

Gijs

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Op 4-nov-2010, om 12:48 heeft Maggie Thomson het volgende geschreven:

 
Hi all
 
Does anyone have an example of a website where a  Captcha implementation 
 is done well, in terms of accessibility.
 
Much appreciated
 
Maggie

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