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

From: Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Aug 31 2008 - 01:31:43 GMT
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk


--On August 31, 2008 2:43:32 AM +0300 Razi Shaban <razishaban@gmail.com> wrote:

>>
>> 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.

Try reading. I never said it made it expensive. I said it *increased* their cost of doing business. Every penny they spend on de-CAPTCHA is one less penny in their pockets.

Paul Schmehl, If it isn't already
obvious, my opinions are my own
and not those of my employer.



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