Re: Fw: Sirius Satellite radio & captcha online

  • From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 21:22:22 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Chris
It is not a 1 time deal captcha with Sirius. You must enter the
characters from the captcha everytime you try to log in to
sirius online service.

Petro

--- Chris Skarstad <toonhead@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ok, question about this.  When you guys are talking about a
> captcha 
> to listen to the online player, does this mean that in order
> to 
> listen, every single time that a captcha must be entered, or
> is it a 
> one time only deal?
> if it's a one-time only deal, and a solution can be found that
> is 
> accessible, then i don't see a problem, but if it has to be
> entered 
> every single time you listen? that's rediculous!
> If Sirius wanted me to become a subscriber well they sure as
> hell 
> lost me as a customer right there.
> I hope that xm does not go this route.
> 
> 
> 
> At 12:59 PM 6/14/2006, you wrote:
> >It is definitely true. This is what happens when people share
> >their accounts with others and Howard Stern had to have a big
> >part in this. XM satellite will probably institute this
> captcha
> >soon. It's a matter of time.
> >
> >--- Gary Wood <k8hlx@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all.  I just received a message from someone on another
> > > list concerning
> > > Captia and Sirius on-line!
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <pc-audio@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 5:05 AM
> > > Subject: Sirius Satellite radio & captcha online
> > >
> > >
> > > > Looks like Sirius satellite has locked out the blind pc
> user
> > > > from using its online tuner service by instituting a
> > > captcha.
> > > >
> > > > Is this true? I will check it soon to see.
> > > >
> > > > Sirius just changed their online radio tuner to require
> a
> > > > captcha - an entry of random letters that only a sighted
> > > person
> > > > can see - in order to listen online.
> > > > Not only does it make it impossible for Blind users to
> > > listen
> > > > online, but it also makes it impossible for Replay A/V
> to
> > > > automatically tune to Sirius channels.
> > > >
> > > > Would you mind writing to Sirius on behalf of the Blind
> > > > Community and finding out if there is an alternative way
> to
> > > log
> > > > in?
> > > >
> > > > Here's the contact form:
> > > >
> > >
>
>http://www.sirius.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Sirius/CachedPage&c=FlexContent&cid=1112908249913
> > > >
> > > > Their phone number is:
> > > > 1-888-539-7474
> > > >
> > > > Petro
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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