& implementation is not only a privacy, but also an accessibility problem.

When we add these systems to our websites, we are literally telling people that if they are unable to solve their questions, that they are not human.

People that lack the visual and cognitive skill to complete this are STILL HUMAN.

The irony is that these captcha system are 'training' AI engines, which are definitely not human.

@theprivacyfoundation Regarding accessibility, see the hCaptcha FAQ: “[N]ot everyone can solve a visual challenge. [We] have designed (an) alternative. (...) When a challenge is presented to an accessibility user on any site using the hCaptcha service, they will automatically pass.”

@Doudouosm Thanks for your comment! - but with all due respect to their accessibility policy, it’s a non-starter for someone with cognitive challenges.

It’s complicated and does not work. For example, this is the error mobile Firefox returns.

The web should be available for all, without forcing users into a particular pipeline. At it’s heart, good accessibility works for everyone. It should be the norm and not the exception.

@Doudouosm @theprivacyfoundation

I tried the demo and couldn't solve it, way too blurry... 🤷‍♂️

Anyway, yes, I hope libre options get better and sites start adopting them, even though that won't change the fact that chaptchas are inappropriate for disabled or intellectually challenged people, which should be unacceptable for web/ui developers.

@theprivacyfoundation I never do them, just refuse those websites. Google makes a screenshot and follows you if you do that ReCaptcha, Father Google tries to give us a gslse sense of security.

@theprivacyfoundation sorry, I am in war with my keyboard. False sense of security.

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