Author Topic: Enhanced Genre hierarchy list  (Read 9428 times)

hiccup

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Thanks for reporting,

There must be something going on at Bitly that is causing these false security warnings.
I'm not sure creating new links would solve this, or for how long.

The best thing to do for now is if you (and other forum members that care and have a moment to spare) could fill in the form that the warning page has a link to, to inform Bitly that the security blocking is a false one.
I am guessing the more users report it, the sooner it will be solved.

Mr. Trev

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I reported it. Hopefully it'll get resolved soon.

A semi-off topic question… what's the deal with bitly anyhow? I have no idea what the pros (or cons) of using these link shortening services are.
Last Edit: April 21, 2022, 08:02:02 PM by Mr. Trev

alec.tron

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I wanted to grab the latest version as well, but bitly stops me too.
Also - a pure text version upload would be grand [instead of a file upload] - if you want @hiccup, I can add it to a git repo () or stuff like this
https://justpaste.it/
seems to be usable with little friction.

Churs.
c.

ps. just saw the other thread that you use bitly for your binary files as well... then the above doesn't fly, so ignore.. :D
Last Edit: April 29, 2022, 09:32:52 AM by alec.tron

hiccup

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ps. just saw the other thread that you use bitly for your binary files as well... then the above doesn't fly, so ignore.. :D
Yep, that's the case indeed.
If someone wants to download one of my contributions that is currently falsely being blocked by Bitly, the best thing to do to get the issue solved will be by him/her filling in the 'false blocking' report that the blocking page refers to.

I have reported it myself twice now. But no response from Bitly as yet. So more reports from others might help or be needed.

austral

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hi!
got the Bitly block and filled the report as "false blocking".
in the meantime, is there another way we can get the file?
thanks for reading

chthonic

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U can use checkshorturl to decode the bitly link, make sure you copy the link from this post and not the one where it says its blocked.