Thanks for your email. We are actively working on the audio captcha.
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 6:55 AM, Paul Lynch <plynch...
> The audio recaptcha has always been tough, but now it is far too difficult.
> I do understand the challenge you were solving, having read
> and I realize that a hackable captcha is not useful, but neither is a
> captcha that cannot be solved by humans. This post is just to say, "please
> keep working on it", because a better version is most definitely needed.
> Here are some data points:
> 1) We are paying a blind user to evaluate our web site. He spent four hours
> trying various ways to solve the audio captcha, with no success. He is
> somewhat elderly, but generally his hearing is fine, although it might be
> that you'll find older people have more difficulty.
> 2) One of our developers (not a native-english speaker) tried six different
> audio captchas without success.
> 3) A second developer who tried it was hearing "words" in the background
> noise and entering those. I had to coach her on what to listen for.
> 4) It took me three audio captchas before I was able to solve one, and to do
> that I had to type the words in Notepad, and keep replaying various segments
> of the audio while editing my Notepad text. On that one, the first parts of
> two words were two soft to hear, but I was able to guess them from the last
> parts of the words. On the first two captchas I tried, there was at least
> one word that I just could not make out, no matter how many times I replayed
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