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Re: [Full-disclosure] Inside India’s CAPTCHA Solving Economy

From: Razi Shaban <razishaban_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Aug 30 2008 - 23:43:32 GMT
To: "Paul Schmehl" <pschmehl_lists_nada@tx.rr.com>


>
> If nothing else, CAPTCHA is increasing the bad guys' costs of doing
> business, and that's a good thing.
>

By two dollars per thousand email addresses. Yahoo allows 100 emails per hour. That means that they're spending two dollars to send 2,400,000 emails per day.

Sounds pretty expensive to me.



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