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Yep, in incognito mode Google hasn't built up a profile of you yet so they assume you're a spammer.



If they are using your profile, what is the point of recaptcha then? It's circular reasoning.


1. Block people who don't have a profile that may be spammers

2. Free human OCR


You are free labor


It was one thing when they were digitizing books. I refuse to help them improve Google Maps. I have never correctly entered in a map number. As long as you're only off by one digit they are accepting


> I refuse to help them improve Google Maps. I have never correctly entered in a map number.

So why don't you stop using Google products if you hate it so much?


Let's hope this gains some traction

http://wiki.hsr.ch/StefanKeller/ReMAPTCHA


I do, but sites still use captchas that give my work to google.


I assume that too many failures puts your profile back into the "hard captcha" pool.


They probably count total tries per period of time, not failures. Bots can be accurate if the captcha is easy.




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