[thelist] CAPTCHA

Chris Price chris.price at choctaw.co.uk
Tue Aug 18 16:23:58 CDT 2009

Brian Cummiskey wrote:
> An option that often works well is to use a hidden field.
> <input type="hidden" name="secretq" value="" />
> On process, if there's any value in there, reject it.   Bots tend to 
> fill all fields with something.
As with previous posts suggesting this approach, it sounds like a no 

But where is the [anecdotal] evidence that it works and why don't the 
big boys use it?

Just asking the questions. I am of little brain and need enlightening.

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