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Great. Just what we need, more ADS. Marketer Capturing CAPTCHA


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#1 OFFLINE   SayWhat?

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:58 PM

Now when performing a Web task, such as purchasing event tickets from Ticketmaster, for example, you may no longer be met with a swirling mix of letters and numbers, but instead by an advertisement or common brand logo. Rather than demanding that you decipher a completely pointless combination of fuzzy words, you could simply be asked to recite a well-known company slogan. The security pop-up might even ask you to view an ad image and then type the company's name.

The new system is turning out to be a big time saver for just about everyone, and Web users are typically able to confirm their humanity much faster than with the standard verification tool. New York-based Solve Media—one of the leaders of the ad-based verification revolution—claims the ads it uses for user confirmation take about seven seconds to complete, cutting wasted time in half.


http://news.yahoo.co...-205416291.html

I've already seen it. One word ..... STUPID!!!!!
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#2 OFFLINE   phrelin

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

The moment I run into this, I will not buy from or otherwise use the web site that presents me with an interactive ad preventing me from accomplishing my goal.

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#3 OFFLINE   Dude111

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

Neither Will i!!!!!

The spam is getting insane!!!!!

#4 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:37 PM

Good!! Some of those things are difficult to read.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

#5 OFFLINE   4HiMarks

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:42 PM

Bad news guys (for about half of you anyway). I ran into one the other day, and the company that was being advertised was Dish.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:07 PM

I don't have a problem with it, so long as it quickens my access to things. CAPTCHA was getting harder and harder to pass as twisted the letters were.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:16 PM

I don't have a problem with it, so long as it quickens my access to things. CAPTCHA was getting harder and harder to pass as twisted the letters were.

Peace,
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+1

Sometimes I had to try 4 or more entries before I got the CAPTCHA letters right. I prefer the "solve a simple math problem" approach, but I've only seen that in a couple places.
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#8 OFFLINE   hilmar2k

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:16 PM

+1

Sometimes I had to try 4 or more entries before I got the CAPTCHA letters right. I prefer the "solve a simple math problem" approach, but I've only seen that in a couple places.


The website I have for my company uses a "What color is grass?" or "What color is snow?" question system. Much better in my opinion.

#9 OFFLINE   SayWhat?

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:08 AM

Y'all must not have seen these yet. They run a video ad before you even get the code/question to solve.
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