Shortened URLs

” The bigger concern is what happens when these url shorteners don’t exist in 20 years and the internet is filled with archived pages making references like “what you’re looking for is here:”. Fuck.”

Mackenzie Kosut – comment on Paris Lemon previous post

Hadn’t thought of this but is actually very worthy of reflection. Shortened URLs are a security risk, a potential jack-in-the-box of bad taste or embarrassing content and now a hazard and contempt to the future historians of the early XXI Century.

Again, a Twitter creation. They sure do have a lot to explain those “Twitters”.

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