felipe.lavin.blog

On making stuff with code. And making code to do stuff.

To CAPTCHA or not to CAPTCHA

The new CAPTCHA method recently introduced by Google seems like an important improvement over the ever-more-sludgy letters we were getting used to see across the web.

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It’s good to see that the use of CAPTCHAs as an anti-spam method it’s not yet a completely over discussion, and there are still some of us that believe that there are better, unobtrusive alternatives that should be explored, if not preferred.

For now, while CAPTCHAs still are a  requirement for some security audit policies, we can at least offer a better experience… Even if it’s just a cleverly disguised white-list

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