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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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