Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

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Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by uneducated » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:42 pm

Please replace Re-CAPTCHA as a means of validating humanity.

The pixels clicked are used to form a biometric fingerprint and sent to big-data. Also, it is covertly used to collect IQ data based on problem solving and response speed, which in the hands of big-data is unethical.

Please Slitherine, recognize this intrusive measure and try something else. Just a small math question does a lot.

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Re: Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by zakblood » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:46 pm

read, but sorry not agreed with, it's in place to keep the bots out, nothing more nothing less

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Re: Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by uneducated » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:28 pm

zakblood wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:46 pm
read, but sorry not agreed with, it's in place to keep the bots out, nothing more nothing less
Hi, zakblood! You are dedicated, working on Easter Monday!

Here is an article addressing some of the privacy concerns regarding re-CAPTCHA:

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/goog ... ch-2015-2/

I urge you to reconsider.

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Re: Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by zakblood » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:54 pm

not something that i have any control over, so nothing to do with me, just my opinion

i just do tech support questions, which this tbh isn't one

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Re: Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by VPaulus » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:05 am

I'm sorry but we don't intend to remove the captcha. It's the first barrier against bots.

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Re: Re-CAPTCHA = Biometric Privacy Invasion Nuisance Pest

Post by uneducated » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:01 pm

VPaulus wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:05 am
I'm sorry but we don't intend to remove the captcha. It's the first barrier against bots.
Have Slitherine established a "No bots unless authorised" policy for use on the forum? If a bot is granted permission, it ought to be clearly indicated each time.

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