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Written by Samuknow   
Wednesday, 13 June 2007 13:03

Captchas security puzzles are becoming increasingly easier for programs to solve, and increasingly more difficult for humans. The problem is that as online miscreants create better ways to bypass or defeat captchas, Web companies are responding by developing puzzles that are more difficult to solve, even for people. "They are creating tests that a reasonably healthy adult can't pass," says Gordon Weakliem, a programmer and blogger who said he failed a captcha test several times on the Microsoft Windows Live sign up page.

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