Pretty good overview of what's wrong with URL shorteners. They destroy the link space, adds brittle infrastructure run by who knows who. We already know that the real value proposition is traffic measurement - i.e. selling your privacy short.
The problem of course is the obvious utility of shorteners.
This is all new stuff, the current state of the art is not how it is going to end.Posted by Claus at April 06, 2009 05:48 PM | TrackBack (0)