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Re: Example of accessible CAPTCHAS that work well

From: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:32:42 -0500
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <D18225C3-02D8-435B-9C54-1FE02606BEA6@accessibiliteweb.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Hello all,

On 2011-11-17, at 12:24 PM, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:

> On 17/11/2011 16:12, Ginger Claassen wrote:
>> Regarding accessible CAPTCHAS I found a very few so far where one has to
>> solve a very simple mathmatical question e.g. How much is 3 + 4?
>> In my opinion that is quite accessible or do I oversee something here?
> 
> Could it pose problems for users with cognitive disabilities? And generally just weird out users ("why is this website asking me this?") and require lengthy explanation? My mum would be left wondering, anyway...

Not only that, but the easier those equations are, the easier bots can crack them too. So we're rapidly back to square one.

/Denis
Received on Thursday, 17 November 2011 18:33:20 GMT

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