The most adorable spambot killer ever

In the early, friendlier days of the Internet, when you wanted to register for a web site you entered your user name, e-mail address, and a password, and were sent an instant confirmation of your new account. You could then happily post away on the web site's discussion forum with all your new-found friends.

However, the rise of spambots changed all that. Written to search out discussion forums using Google, they zeroed in on site registration pages and signed up random account names like "john1375" who would then instantly post on every single forum about his wonderful new cheap clone of Viagra, or miracle method of gaining larger breasts. The most adorable spambot killer ever

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 9th April 2006 1:32AM