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CAPTCHA widget that uses maproulette #642
CAPTCHAs are "completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart" commonly used on websites to make sure the submission of content is being done by a human and not a robot (and sometime even just to access content). The main implementation right now is Google's ReCAPTCHA which can be viewed as "working for free for Google" which a growing number of people are having problems with.
It would awesome to have a captcha technology that improves the commons instead of improving a company.
A paper by Stefan Keller talks about ReMAPTCHA for this problem https://wiki.hsr.ch/StefanKeller/wiki.cgi?ReMAPTCHA but the code is unavailable. Maproulette seems similar in certain ways.
Would it be possible to adapt maproulette for this kind of use ?
By the way kudos for the excellent work on maproulette