Monthly Archives: November 2003

That’s My TinyURL

Via BoingBoing: add your name/initials/other personal identifier after the address“http://tinyurl.com/” to see where it leads you. Mine (“/akma”) points to a hack for making the Philips DVDR-880 region-free.

TinyURL is one of the handiest and most under-used web tricks going. If you enter a long, unwieldy URL, they return to you a short, simple URL that directs to the site you initially chose.