Spam Wars

A CAPTCHA That Asks How You Feel About Homosexuality

Choose wisely. (Photo: screencap)

CAPTCHAs are a good way to sort the bots from the bodies, providing a bulwark against the never-ending flood of spam. But because proving you’re human requires a moment of your attention, captchas also happen to be a great place to embed a political message. That’s what one organization has realized, according to Sophos’s Naked Security blog.

The Swedish-based group Civil Rights Defenders is currently promoting its very own brand-new captcha system. The site explains: Read More