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[liberationtech] Stanford Bitly Enterprise Account

Nick Daly nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 06:43:15 PST 2012


Best I can tell, the only reason they're popular is because
microblogging sites count links against your 140-character limit.

Now, if only Twitter[0] used footnotes[1] and didn't count the URL
against the message, they'd disappear.

0: https://twitter.com/

1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Note_%28typography%29

Now, if only Twitter (https://twitter.com/) used footnotes
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Note_%28typography%29) and didn't count
the URL ag

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Nadim Kobeissi <nadim at nadim.cc> wrote:
> Is there any benefit other than an aesthetic one? Centralizing all URLs
> under a single authority and then obfuscating them doesn't sound like a
> particularly great idea...
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> NK
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> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
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>> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 03:14:35PM +0100, Alex Comninos wrote:
>> > data retention and privacy implications compared to for example is.gd
>> > or installing a URL shortner on Libtech's own servers?
>>
>> Earl shorteners are considered harmful. Don't use them.
>>
>> > implications of the .ly ccTLD being under Libyan jurisdiction?
>> >
>> > I would like to hear a little about these issues
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