Where the likes of CAPTCHA will no longer be wanted ?

A friend asked for my comment on this article “Cloudflare’s CAPTCHA replacement lacks crosswalks, checkboxes, Google” https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/09/cloudflares-captcha-replacement-lacks-crosswalks-checkboxes-google/

I first did not think that we could make a meaningful contribution to this discussion of how to tell humans from non-humans; Our solution is to get a human individual authenticated, therefore, non-human entities were out of our sight.

Shortly thereafter, however, a question occurred to me — “Would it be necessary to tell humans from non-humans where a system can get a human individual authenticated correctly with their volition and memory (as against all the potential impersonators, whether human or non-human).

Assume that you are able to have a person correctly authenticated as against 8 billion potential human impersonators with their volition and memory, would you still need something very bothering to tell a human from a non-human for you?

More technically, the likes of Captcha are said to be appreciated as a valid measure to screen out non-humans where authentication processes, such as feeding the user ID/password, can be easily automated.

Well, it would be extremely hard to automate the process of Expanded Password System (EPS) in view of the high-entropy of the secret credentials generated from large image data. And, it would be practically impossible where the image selection is not done online. It could mean that we might be liberated from the frustration of the likes of Capture where EPS solutions are made widely available.

Visit our website for more on what Expanded Password System is — https://www.mnemonicidentitysolutions.com/


* This is my first writing on the likes of Captcha. Please give me a shout if you think something is missing from my observation.

Website — https://www.mnemonicidentitysolutions.com/

Digital identity blogs collected at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/collection-digital-identity-comments-hitoshi-kokumai-posted-kokumai/



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Hitoshi Kokumai

Advocate of ‘Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory’, Inventor of Expanded Password System and Founder of Mnemonic Identity Solutions Limited in UK.