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CAPTCHA for aliens

Ash Nallawalla

15 March 2011

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The CAPTCHA project is a worthy initiative from the Carnegie Mellon University and is commonly found on forms to reduce bot spam and exploits. I was reading an article at NAB’s Money Basics site and happened to notice the CAPTCHA text below the comment form:

Is this Klingon text on the left?

It looks like some weird text has entered the reCAPTCHA database.

Ash Nallawalla

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