reCAPTCHA is one of many "free" systems that are seemingly helpful and innocent, but are actually part of the #Google data-collection ecosphere.

If you are a #website / app #developer, consider using tools & APIs that do not collect user & system information.

If you must use a particular system that integrates with reCAPTCHA or similar, please provide them feedback that you would like alternatives to Google services.

Users, choose to solicit sites that value your #privacy and user data.

@theprivacyfoundation I never understood why I as a user must prove I'm human. Why not turning the cart around, and let the bots prove? Like, honeypotting them with hidden form fields the human visitor won't see? So if that puzzle is solved, the visitor just "proved" to be a bot – while the visiting human wouldn't even try to solve it as it cannot be seen. Problem solved – or did I miss something? Do such solutions exist?

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@IzzyOnDroid @theprivacyfoundation up until now all the Honeypot techniques that I tried upon form submitting a form didn't work at all and most of the spam comes trough unfortunately, so a captcha is so far the way to go, it does not need/should be from Google though

@BinaryUnit sad to read. I was thinking they'd be eager enough to fill the gaps if the *look* like a captcha.

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