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[liberationtech] Stanford Bitly Enterprise Account

Hannes Mehnert hannes at mehnert.org
Fri Nov 16 08:06:43 PST 2012


On 16/11/2012 15:23, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 09:18:42AM -0500, Nadim Kobeissi wrote:
>> Is there any benefit other than an aesthetic one? Centralizing all URLs
> 
> There is absolutely no benefit. You add an additional
> point of failure, remove useful information encoded in
> the URL and in general encourage potentially high-value
> targets to trigger a malware trap. 
> 
> My personal policy is to never access any shortened URLs.
> Yours should be, too.

Fortunately archive.org stepped up and archives url mappings
http://archive.org/details/301works



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