[thelist] CAPTCHA

Chris Price chris.price at choctaw.co.uk
Tue Aug 18 18:47:54 CDT 2009

Duncan Hill wrote:
>> But where is the [anecdotal] evidence that it works and why don't the
>> big boys use it?
> Reflections on why the 'Big Boys' don't use it, and applying the 'kiss'  
> principles ... maybe it just doesn't fuel egos in quite the same way as a  
> complex system could.
> That might even be a big advantage for the smaller sites, there is less  
> reason for the bots to start developing counter measures if the Big Boys  
> aren't in the game.
Good point.

I remember Jacob Nielson advising not to base your website design on 
Amazon. They could get away with bad design because they were so popular.

Given that myhumblewebsite.com is a different beast to facebook.com, is 
there yet any lesson here I wonder?

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