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URL Shortner Secuirty Question


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Imnya

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I would like to encrypt some bookmarks so that one who may be using my computer could not access some of the sites. I have not been able to find any secure bookmarking sites, but have been suggested that I use a URL Short-ner that requires a password. Thus, I would use the "shortened" link with a password to access these private (to me) sites.

What I cant seem to find is info on how secure these sites/links are. Are the passwords "attached" within the ink, or do they go through an outside computer/server to store the PW info???

I do realize that we are not talking "super secure" in any case here.. My big concern is that I don't want my info accessible to others or logged..

Hope this makes sense Below are some websites that offer this service... Any other suggestions info welcome!

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If truth be told, you're trying to make a mountain out of a molehill.

A far easier solution would be to simply do one of the following depending on which browser you use:

1) Make a new user account for you and an account for somebody else. Assuming Internet Explorer, you'll have a Favorites folder for each account. Put your links in your own favorite account folder and they won't show up on the other account(s).
2) For alternative browsers, Firefox supports the use of profiles. By default a new profile is made for each user account, though this can be changed to make a common shared profile.
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