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Re: [tor-talk] Tor and Google error / CAPTCHAs.
On 9/27/2016 9:02 PM, Mirimir wrote:
Umm, I guess that depends on different things. If you have less than
perfect eyesight, it's not any easier.
Besides, I'm not sure I ever finished one using TBB. If they're the
rotating, add new pics / whack-a-mole type, they never stop adding
pics. Or I never cared to keep reaching for the banana long enough.
Even if they display a random string to copy & paste, it always asked to
repeat the process. I wasn't going to solve it 10 - 20 times, unless
they were giving away $500 bills.
On 09/27/2016 06:50 PM, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
Sometimes, they start renewing pictures in the [CAPTCHA] array
that I've already checked, before I get to the end & submit. I
tried doing it faster - they replaced them faster.
Obvious they didn't want Tor users on those types of sites.
That CAPTCHA type has become common. The instructions say to keep
selecting rivers/address numbers/storefronts until no more appear. There
can be many reoccurrences per changing box, even ten or more. But only
2-4 boxes change, and the ones that you don't select don't change. So
the whole process goes pretty quickly. It's _much_ easier than those old
distorted-character CAPTCHAs :)
When the distorted characters were as legible as my writing, it always
says there was an error - please repeat. Especially Google &
Cloudflare. A few others may have been more Tor friendly.
But use Firefox on the same sites - if the right scripts are allowed &
not too much blocked, and it's almost always success the 1st time.
I'm not sure if their reasoning is, if it's just impossible to solve,
there's less chance of someone trying crash their site, than if they
say right off, "You're using Tor - go away."
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