The title might sound a bit harsh, but with all these “good” people trying to protect you, where is the line between protection and censorship?
Byron Acohido (@byronacohido) just posted this tweet
I personally hate these short URLs, but I thought this sounds interesting. The reason I hate these short URLs is that you don’t know where they take you (this one takes you from bit.ly/1eUu9e2 to t.co/yzm89jFvxS In this case it leads you to this:
Wow… That’s what I preach almost daily… Watch out what you click on!!! And now I have to be saved by twitter??? Let’s have a look what this page really is all about:
Now I don’t care too much about whether TouchID has been hacked yet, but this almost crosses the line for me where twitter’s security team has been a bit too “motivated” to block content that is definitely not malicious.
What’s next? What other pages will be blocked in the name of security?