Filters Continue to Censure and Remains a Problem for Many (Middle East Gets Upset)
Bit.Ly is Censored & considered as Malicious
March 2011 Authored by Helmi Noman and Jillian C. York. To view this bulletin as a PDF, click here .
West Censoring East: The Use of Western Technologies by Middle East Censors, 2010-2011
By PAUL SONNE And STEVE STECKLOW Reuters
U.S. Products Help Block Mideast Web
Why are URL shorteners blocked by some content filters, websites, and wifi providers? « Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Today I was interested to learn Flickr prohibits the use of some URL shortened links, including tinyurl and bit.ly .
Bit.Ly is Censored & considered as Malicious On the 1 September 2010, I once again found that http://bit.ly could be accessed, and the “Malicious website” warning was no longer blocking the site. I suspect that this in turn allowed all the other sites blocked by this filter — such as http://bit.ly/4LRamR — to once again be viewed ( I had personally put in a complaint about the blocking of http://bit.ly to http://www.trustedsource.org/urlcheck/ , so that might have helped).
Is Bit.ly a Malicious Website???, According to some Australian filters it is…
Since it became the default URL shortener for Twitter, Bit.ly has been growing like crazy .
Bit.ly Starts Warning About Malicious Links
yes it is, I use it all the time. There can be trust issues (unkown redirection) and link rot: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/URL_shortening, so use it at the right times. by Mar 14
Twitter now automatically shortens the URL's for you but bit.ly is still useful. by Sep 21