[Python-Dev] Summary of Tracker Issues

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue May 15 07:12:54 CEST 2007

> I'm reluctant to mention the name of one particular tool I'm aware
> of, but as well as the above, it also has OCR to defeat CAPTCHA, and
> automatically creates throw-away e-mail accounts with a range of free
> web-mail providers for registration purposes.

Right. We considered CAPTCHA, but some people were immediately opposed
to using it, both for the reason that spammers still get past it in
an automated manner, and that it might lock out certain groups of
legitimate users. So I have personally given up on that path.


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