as URL shortener


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Sorry if this is old news, but a search here didn't yield anything.

The BBC (as in British Broadcasting Corporation) has recently begun using as an URL shortener. Apparently, BBC wants to make sure that people who click on links are assured that the story will indeed lead to a BBC story.

Someone wrote about it here:

BBC and create | Ryan Morrison (Up Your Ego)

They also use it on Twitter, for example BBC Leeds:

Pretty nice move and good to see a media heavyweight like this use the .in extension.
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