Michael G. Kaplan writes: A presentation delivered at the 8th Annual Collaboration, Electronic messaging, Anti-Abuse and Spam Conference (CEAS2011) details how every personal computer and server used to send an email or interact with a website can be authenticated, allowing for the control of email and web spam and the elimination of CAPTCHA. Universal adoption of the system would be inevitable as it does not rely on the participation of personal computer owners or system administrators.
IBM Advanced Systems Group -- a bunch of mindless jerks, who'll be first
against the wall when the revolution comes...
-- with regrets to D. Adams