James Britt wrote:
> Informal poll: Are there others as leery as I am of tinyurl and similar 
> URL-shortener sites? 

I (naively) choose to view the world in a positive manner (aka a
Jeffersonian view), and so far it's worked out.

I am, however, one of the 1.5M government credit card holders
for which Bank America lost the data tapes and so, my outlook may
change as my doppelgangers start competing with me.

Regards,
--
Bil Kleb
http://fun3d.larc.nasa.gov