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Death By Captcha Down??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by splawnnitro, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. splawnnitro

    splawnnitro Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Anyone else having this issue??

    I'm getting a weird error when going to their site, and captcha's are no longer solving.

    "uWSGI Error

    Python application not found'
     
  2. mikeydell

    mikeydell Senior Member

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    Ive gotten that message before when I still used them, it will go away after a couple of hours. I finally got so sick of DBC, that I moved to de-captcher and honestly I couldnt be happier, in fact dollar for dollar, I think Im spending less now, due to the fact that the actual correct solve rate is much higher than DBC.
     
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  3. splawnnitro

    splawnnitro Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I hear you man! thanks for chiming in

    I actually just signed up there as well. Might as well have them both is this is gonna be happening..
     
  4. the_demon

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    I can also confirm this website error @DBC...

    I switched to DBC from DeCaptcher a while back and have been pretty satisfied with the service. Though I'm not sure which of the two has a better solve rate off hand. Given that DBC's price is so much lower I can't imagine that DeCaptcher is having a lower cost per thousand solve rate. Even if DBC were to have a 20-30% fail to solve rate I think it would still be more cost effective, and in my personal experience DBC has had above a 90% success rate.

    @OP: You might also want to invest in GSA Captcha Breaker if you don't own it already, it's drastically cut my captcha costs. It's also good to have a local solver for situations like this when a 3rd party provider is offline as your software can obviously keep running uninterrupted. Naturally you'll get a bit lower solve rate, but at least you can more or less stay operational until the provider is back online.
     
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  5. splawnnitro

    splawnnitro Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Thanks Demon

    I do have GSA Captcha Breaker and was actually running GSA SER when I noticed that all the Recaptcha's were popping up for manual input, at which point I went over to DBC's website and saw the error.

    Captcha Breaker is awesome tho for sure.. loving it!
     
  6. Gr33nHat

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    Hi splawnnitro,

    My apologies for the delayed response. This is from the Updates section in DeathByCaptcha.eu:

    As you can see, the service itself (APIs) were working fine, it was the website that was unavailable for a some time. The service was and is now up and running fine and you shouldn't be facing any inconvenience. If you are, please PM me your DBC username to look into it immediately.

    Best Regards,