Google’s new checkbox reCaptcha

In Best Practice, Digital Experiences, Experience Design by Fredy Ore

Google has re-introduced re-captcha, an alternative to the 2000 user dialogue challenge-response test used in computing and on the Web to determine whether or not the user is human.

Instead of asking customers/users to re-enter 2 distorted words, which has been known to have accessibility issues, the new system uses IP address detection and cookies to reduce the user input to a simple checkbox.


Update (3 Dec 2014): Wired has written a lengthy article on the new Google 1 click reCaptcha