Reply to post: Re: QR codes are a great way to point people at malmare

Smartphones aren't tiny PCs, but that's how we use them in the West

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Re: QR codes are a great way to point people at malmare

But most shorteners don't do true redirects. They plaster ads and so on to force human intervention, meaning the scanner can't decipher the shortened URL. Plus cleverdick malware pushers sometimes employ Unicode URLs that look like real site names to further trick you.

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