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Submission + - Twitter, MySpace, redirection and short URLS (gnu-darwin.org)

proclus writes: I am deeply concerned about the potential for abuse in the short url scheme that is used in Twitter, MySpace, and other social networking services. I have seen a case where one of these types of urls was misdirected contrary to the aim of the poster. Users may not realize that these types of urls can be redirected on the fly to make a link appear as if it were from you, when it was not.
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Twitter, MySpace, redirection and short URLS

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