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Re: Request for joint meeting during TPAC

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:56:07 -0400
To: jfontana@yubico.com, tonynad@microsoft.com, wseltzer@w3.org, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>, public-rqtf@w3.org, public-webauthn@w3.org, public-credentials@w3.org, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20190823225607.GL3256@rednote.net>
In hindsight I might have waited a few hours, but I thought it useful to
update my email and let you all know our CAPTCHA document is now a
published W3C Note:

https://www.w3.org/TR/turingtest/

A W3C blog is also published:

https://www.w3.org/blog/2019/08/updated-captcha-note-published/
 
 Best,

 Janina


Janina Sajka writes:
> Dear W3C Colleagues:
> 
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group would like to
> meet jointly either with Web Authentications and/or with Decentralized
> Identifiers during TPAC in Fukuoka.
> 
> We note Web Authentications is at an early stage in its 2.0 process and
> that our planned meeting dates overlap.
> 
> Unfortunately, APA does NOT overlap with Decentralized Identifiers, but
> perhaps a few members of that group will still be available later in the
> week? We'd appreciate some of your time if you're still at TPAC.
> 
> We have a very specific topic we'd like to explore. The topic arises
> from our recently concluded work updating a 2005 W3C Note:
> "Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA" now in its final stages of being published
> as an updated W3C Note (based on this completed Editor's Draft[1]).
> 
> Topic: Killing Off Interactive CAPTCHA
> 
> Comment: Can we use authentication strategies, including perhaps block
> chain technologies to confirm a user's humanity without actually
> identifying a specific human individual?
> 
> There may be other brief agenda as well, but our concern withCAPTCHA
> does seem to us a real significant opportunity for success with a long
> standing accessibility problem. To put it differently we're suggesting
> the Turing Test application as a subject of W3C standardization. Is that
> a reasonable prospect? If so, we believe more than accessibility will
> benefit.
> 
> We also wish Decentralized Identifiers to be aware of the accessibility
> requirements that come with U.S. Government funding--not that we know of
> any particular exposure or problem at this time. This is simply an FYI
> for our mutual benefit.
> 
> Thanking you in advance for your consideration,
> 
> Janina Sajka, Chair
> Accessible Platform Architectures (APA)
> http://www.w3.org/wai/apa/
> 
> [1] https://w3c.github.io/apa/captcha/
> [2] http://www.section508.gov
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> 
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> 

-- 

Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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