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

Maxim Kammerer mk at dee.su
Fri Nov 16 18:34:13 PST 2012


On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 12:41 AM, Griffin Boyce <griffinboyce at gmail.com> wrote:
> So I would recommend using a site like unshorten.it (or bit.ly itself)
> to actually see where a link leads.

Twitter adds the actual URL to the "title" (and a few other)
attributes of shortened t.co links in its web interface. It is
possible to restore the link automatically in a browser plugin, as was
attempted, e.g., here:
https://c0rrupt.net/forum/web-application-development/396-t-co-no-make-firefox-plugin.html

-- 
Maxim Kammerer
Liberté Linux: http://dee.su/liberte



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