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gotcha

(ˈgɑtʃə)
1. tv. I got you!; I’ve caught you! (Usually Gotcha!) Ha, ha! Gotcha! Come here, you little dickens.
2. n. an arrest. (Underworld.) It was a fair gotcha. Sam was nabbed, and he went along quietly.
3. tv. I understand you. Seven pounds, four ounces? Gotcha! I’ll tell everybody.
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8 ( ANI ): Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new inkblot password system called GOTCHA to increase security against online password thefts.
GOTCHA (Generating panOptic Turing Tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart) would be suitable for protecting high-value accounts, such as bank accounts, medical records and other sensitive information.
For the first time, consumers can pay a single, flat-fee of $199 and get a full year of home phone service -- no worries and no gotchas.
When we entered the home phone service market one year ago, we promised to deliver the best value to consumers across the country, without the gotchas that plague offerings from both traditional and VoIP residential providers," said Joyce Dorris, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at SunRocket.
Is it inevitable that the culture of gotcha politics will get worse?
People who purport to be liberals have gotten me more pessimistic that we're in for another cycle of gotcha politics, this time from the left.