Dear web developers and admins,
please stop embedding Google's hideous #ReCaptcha into your websites. Its algorithm is faulty, forcing regular users to click dozens or even hundreds of fire hydrants, bicycles, or traffic lights each day. It puts a 'suspicious activity' flag on users who won't obey to Google's business model - such as people who don't sign into Chrome, use anonymity VPNs, or use browser extensions to suppress common tracking mechanisms. Enough is enough. Stop it.


@kernpanik For anyone looking for an alternative, I recommend hCaptcha. It's much less hostile than Google's product.

@faoluin @kernpanik unfortunately it's not an option because whatever you do it makes you "select trains". Sometimes more than 10 times in row. People hate it

@unti1x @kernpanik Really? It usually only makes me go once, maybe twice. And also doesn't discriminate against browsers, VPNs, etc. to my knowledge.

@faoluin @kernpanik yep. But that's not the worst thing. The "trains" are the problem itself because people are lazy and some of photos have a quality so low you can barely see anything. And usually you have to do this on every single site especially when they are being hosted somewhere on cloudflare. I don't really care but I know a lot of people who just close the tab when they see this

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