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On Monday 11 January 2010 14:32:06 dramacrat wrote:
> hmmmm, shall I click a tinyurl coming from a f-d poster?
> n/n, pick one
> this is email, not twitter. if you're sharing a legitimate link, there's no
> reason not to directly link to it.
> 2010/1/11 Chen Levkovich <email@example.com>
> > Surge in Skype Spam activity. http://tinyurl.com/yc38trm
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I am not a security expert, but I suppose that when you don't trust the sender the security countermeasures you have to take while opening a shortened url are *obviously* the same as opening a clean one.