URL shorteners (was: Re: ISNIC DNS)

Sam Kington sam at illuminated.co.uk
Wed May 8 13:01:53 BST 2013

On 8 May 2013, at 11:07, Kieren Diment <diment at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/05/2013, at 7:37 PM, Dave Cross wrote:
> Quoting AJ Dhaliwal <adhaliwal34 at gmail.com>:
>>>> Dave...
>>>> [Who is seriously considering replacing fkth.is with fkth.at]
>>> Too late. I have purchased fkth.at and will sell it to you for 1 million dollars.
>> First rule of domains: never mention in public a domain you might be interested in, without buying it first.
>> http://whois.net/whois/fkth.at
> Sounds like a useful url shortener.

Getting off-topic here, but what use are URL shorteners now that Twitter converts all links to be t.co/blah ? They don't save you any space in tweets, and they obfuscate the URL you're linking to. Is link-tracking really that useful?

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