Another reason against popular URI shorteners

Centralized URI shorteners have every possible risk of being slashdotted (or overtweeted, you choose) — they effectively add another layer of centralized infrastructure that can then run out of resources. Put differently, URI shortener infrastruc…

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Centralized URI shorteners have every possible risk of being slashdotted (or overtweeted, you choose) — they effectively add another layer of centralized infrastructure that can then run out of resources. Put differently, URI shortener infrastructure seems to scale differently than twitter’s, and the result isn’t always funny.
 
(Today, David Weinberger’s pointer about Lego and the cluetrain was the victim.)