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Alert for Twitter / bit.ly users

October 25, 2010

From the Guardian 9th October

Libyan domain shutdown no threat, insists bit.ly

Sharia law invoked to close western website that showed bare-armed woman drinking – but other sites say they are safe

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/oct/08/bitly-libya

 

An unexpected potential threat to the bit.ly service commonly used by twitter users to shorten website URLs. Other URL-shortening services are of course available e.g. http://goo.gl

 

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