Captchas are a necessary evil designed to keep bots and other automated systems from creating online accounts, facilitating spam or otherwise imitating humans.
Google, which purchased reCaptcha way back in 2009, took steps to simplify the process of verifying one’s identity in 2014 by replacing the illegible string of text and numbers we'd grown to hate with a simple checkbox to tick stating “I’m not a robot.”
All was well in the world until YouTube user Matt Unsworth posted the above video demonstrating how “easy” it is to bypass Google’s No Captcha reCaptcha verification technology. Now what?
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