It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
The world's largest online ticket retailer plans to stop torturing people's eyeballs by making them decipher illegible blobs of melted characters in order to prove they're carbon-based life forms.
Spammers seem not to realise that Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey and Ross stopped being Friends years ago.
If you want to put a spanner in the works of automated bots leaving spam comments on your blog, or creating fake accounts on your website, one of the things you may deploy is a CAPTCHA system.
Now one group has put a civil rights spin on things.
Croatian eggheads are having fun with a web form designed to stretch mathematical minds and prevent spam bots.
Would you be able to complete the form?