No rapture for CAPTCHA

Google is working on a new CAPTCHA strategy that requires the user to click on a flipped image and return it to its proper spatial orientation. So now you have to be able to see, click, and judge spatial orientation to get past it, thereby destroying the ability of many folks with disabilities to ever accurately submit an “I’m First!” post. Fuhgeddabouit. For a thorough and useful discussion on CAPTCHA-free strategies for thwarting spambots but not accessibility, see WebAIM’s 2007 article and responses.

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