Search Mailing List Archives

Limit search to: Subject & Body Subject Author
Sort by: Reverse Sort
Limit to: All This Week Last Week This Month Last Month
Select Date Range     through    

[liberationtech] Bitly Safety (was Stanford Bitly Enterprise Account)

Seth David Schoen schoen at
Fri Nov 16 15:03:25 PST 2012

Nick Daly writes:

> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Griffin Boyce <griffinboyce at> wrote:
> > All URL shorteners have the problem of not being transparent with
> > destination. The risk of this is amplified on places like Twitter,
> > where the shortened version can be copied and pasted numerous times.
> >
> > So I would recommend using a site like (or itself)
> > to actually see where a link leads.
> Someone should register for stretching links :)

There's no "er" top-level domain, though you could have (Commonwealth English)

and perhaps puns like

A great exercise for my Unix book would be to use regular expressions to
figure out which dictionary words can potentially be registered as domain

Seth Schoen  <schoen at>
Senior Staff Technologist             
Electronic Frontier Foundation        
454 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA  94110   +1 415 436 9333 x107

More information about the liberationtech mailing list