[tor-talk] do Cloudfare captchas ever work?
mail at larsluthman.net
Sat Jun 27 18:03:46 UTC 2015
On Sat, 2015-06-20 at 13:35 +0200, Lars Luthman wrote:
> captchas that look like the names of Lovecraftian deities distorted
> through non-Euclidean geometries that are difficult even for us humans
> to solve, and even when you definitely solve them you aren't allowed
> through but just get presented with another captcha, and another, and
> another, ad infinitum.
> Switching to different exits helps, but you often have to switch 10 - 20
> times in a row before you hit an exit relay that Cloudflare in their
> benevolent wisdom has deemed good enough to be allowed to view the web.
> And even then you usually just get a few minutes before the gate is
> slammed shut and you're back with the captchas.
Replying to my own lamentation here - has anyone else noticed that it
seems to have got a lot better in the last week? The captchas are still
switch circuits one or two times to get one without captchas, and you
stay captcha-free for much longer.
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