On 21/12/2020, Harriet Bazley <lists(a)bazleyfamily.co.uk> wrote:
I've been getting hit by access denied pages that simply read
protection from Cloudflare' or words to that effect; apparently the
solution is to download 'a browser extension' called PrivacyPass which
Cloudflare wants us all to have. Presumably our obscure and
non-standard browser is being identified as a bot network by
Cloudflare's too-clever-by-half 'protection'.
Obviously none of those face-saving browser accessibility extensions are
any use unless you're running the browser in question. Is there any
chance of Netsurf's supporting this new protocol?
the answer is no.
Harriet Bazley == Loyaulte me lie ==
Motorcar: a four-wheeled vehicle that runs up hills and down pedestrians
The "captcha" and "recaptcha" things should be renamed gotcha.
It is malware designed to prevent access to web sites, regardless of
the web browser.
Websites that use it, are malicious, and should be blocked.
I use multiple different web browsers, and the gotcha malware seldom
lets me through, regardless of which web browser.
The "select all squares that have buses/traffic lights/fire
hydrants/pedestrian crossings go into endless loops of bringing up
more tiled pictures, without allowing passage beyond them.
It is malware; nothing more, nothing less.