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Re: [tor-talk] Tor and Google error / CAPTCHAs.

On 25 September 2016 at 20:14, Alec Muffett <alec.muffett@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> An organisation's response to scraping seems typically the product of:
> 1) the technical resources at its disposal
> 2) its ability to distinguish scraping from non-scraping traffic
> 3) the benefit to the organisation of sieving-out and handling the
> non-scraping traffic, rather than ignoring it all
> I would argue that Facebook was the first to launch a really large onion
> site by scoring highly (HHH/HMH) in all three of these categories: big
> brains, actual high-signal login credentials, and a million normal people
> who want to use Facebook over Tor (especially "at need").
> By comparison I would estimate Google as HMM (or HML) and Cloudflare as
> HLL; both companies with great people (I know many of them) but with Medium
> or Low abilities to sort scraping from non-scraping, and Medium or Low
> impetus to do so.

That's a very interesting perspective, thanks. Is there any
cooperation among such major players to share such information?
Correlation to form reasonably high-confidence scraping/abuse RBLs,
for example?

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