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+ - Microsoft Research uses kittens to secure the web

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An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at Microsoft Research have recently proposed a rather unorthodox approach to telling spam-bots apart from real humans: displaying photos of cats and dogs that users have to tell apart. Their project is called Asirra, and was presented as part of their annual TechFest technology show. This is the first year Techfest has had a day set aside for the press.

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