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URL Shorteners at Risk as Libyan Government Takes Action Against the .ly Domain

Could Bit.ly’s days be numbered? The Libyan government, owner of the oft-used .ly domain, recently took action against URL shortener vb.ly, shutting down the site citing links to adult material. “Pornography and adult material aren’t allowed under Libyan Law.” For now, vb.ly seems to be alone in the URL shortener witch hunt, but could URL shortening giant Bit.ly be next? ...

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