Kittens a new security against SPAM

An executive at Microsoft has an unusual idea for beating spammers. Powerful software tools and supercomputers aren’t involved, but kittens are.

Or rather, photos of kittens. Kevin Larson, a researcher at Microsoft’s advanced reading technologies group, has found that asking a user to identify the subject of a photo, like a kitten, could help block spam programs.

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