[Jokes] Internet access captchas

Chris McKenna cmckenna at sucs.org
Wed Apr 4 20:10:50 BST 2007

Site administrators use CAPTCHAs to prevent automated scripts from 
performing certain functions, such as creating an account, sending email 
to a distribution list, or participating in a discussion thread.

That's fine, as far as it goes. But, frankly, wouldn't you also like to 
see certain people on the Internet prevented from doing certain things. 
You know, like: logging onto the Internet.

And so, a modest proposal: Internet Access Captchas, built right into 
browsers, designed to greatly reduce the overabundance of youtube 
commenters, MySpacers, and bloggers.

A demo of this proposal has been thoughtfully provided at


Chris 'Awkward' McKenna

cmckenna at sucs.org

The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes,
but with the heart

Antoine de Saint Exupery

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