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> After all, how is a blind person supposed to pass?

There's an audio captcha option.

I have a friend who is both blind and deaf: audio is also out. It is possible to use a braille terminal to access the web, so while I don't know if he uses the internet, it is possible.

Okay, he isn't really a friend, I only met him once. We have a friend in common who speaks sign language and was able to translate. Seeing him read sign language with his hand was interesting.

I haven't seen that option in the picture captchas, probably because it can now easily be defeated. So the question still stands.

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