Thursday, July 30, 2015

"Heavy metal captchas use band logos to keep bots away

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The idea of captchas using metal band logos has been around for ages. It’s a well-worn meme, but Heavy Gifts (a site that sells, well, heavy gifts) has run with the idea. MetalCaptcha is a free service that replaces the traditional captcha images with band logos submitted to the site. Adding a captcha to your form is as simple as inserting a couple of bits of Javascript. You just have to hope that the spammers targeting your site aren’t using smart image recognition AI designed with a love for elaborate rock’n’roll typefaces… ➤ MetalCaptcha [Heavy Gifts] Read next – The AI AK-47:…

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