URL shorteners (was: Re: ISNIC DNS)

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed May 8 13:11:59 BST 2013

On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 01:01:53PM +0100, Sam Kington wrote:
> 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?

Twitter isn't the only place where one might want to shorten links.

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