[ExI] URLs (was: Re: statins bad? again? sorry - I did not know where to cut it off. bill w)

Dylan Distasio interzone at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 17:16:40 UTC 2020

To each their own.   I strip all of that stuff you're concerned about
either way, but I do use tinyurl on other lists without issues.   I won't
use it here based on your concern though.

On Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 1:09 PM Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On 11/08/2020 20:55, Dylan Distasio wrote:
> If you want to shorten urls across the board without editing, you can use
> a service like tinyurl.com which lets you paste in the full link and it
> will shorten it for you to a very succinct one.
> So it will, but some of use are less concerned with the length of urls
> than with the click-tracking. Using tinyurl will only make that problem
> worse, not better. Much worse, in fact, as you can't see the tracking code
> to strip it off. Personally, I won't click on anonymised links like the
> tinyurl ones. They can hide a multitude of sins.
> --
> Ben Zaiboc
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