bill - 7:03 am on Mar 10, 2010 (gmt 0)
From the it's about time corner...
Trust And Safety [blog.twitter.com]
Today, we’re launching a new service to protect users that strikes a major blow against phishing and other deceitful attacks. By routing all links submitted to Twitter through this new service, we can detect, intercept, and prevent the spread of bad links across all of Twitter. Even if a bad link is already sent out in an email notification and somebody clicks on it, we'll be able keep that user safe.