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Tackling Spam with Google ReCaptcha

By Ollie Reardon 25th February 2016


At the end of 2014, Google reinvented the way website developers can combat against pesky spam bots on the web. Introducing Google ReCaptcha, a simple way to prove that you are a human reading the website. If you are a frequent Internet user, you may have seen previous methods of proving you are not a spam bot like the one pictured above. These have many problems - not only is the text hard to read (resulting in having to retry multiple ti...

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