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[21 Apr 2008 | No Comment | 1,748 supporters]

CAPTCHA or the Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart is widely advertised but one wonders if it is really useful or not. But, before we discuss its practical utility, let us see what CAPTCHA is all about. It is a test, which helps the computer to distinguish between machines and human beings. It creates and grades tests that automatically accept all humans and reject all machines.
It gives you a test to decipher distorted numbers and letters, which are pretty easy for a person to do, …