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  • Giuliani can’t figure out how URLs work, blames Twitter for liberal bias

    Mercredi, 05 décembre 2018 15:10:47 De: Arstechnica Serving the Technologist for more than a decade. IT news, reviews, and analysis. Dernière modification: Vendredi, 14 décembre, 2018 - 16:11

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    Rudy Giuliani, who briefly advised Donald Trump on cybersecurity before taking a role as his personal attorney, doesn't understand how domain names work. And that lack of understanding led him to invent a ludicrous conspiracy theory about Twitter.

    It all started when Giuliani tweeted about special counsel Robert Mueller:

    Mueller filed an indictment just as the President left for https://t.co/8ZNrQ6X29a July he indicted the Russians who will never come here just before he left for Helsinki.Either could have been done earlier or later. Out of control!Supervision please?

    — Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) November 30, 2018

    If someone tweets out a valid URL, Twitter automatically converts it into a hyperlink. In this case, .in is the country code top-level domain for India, so Twitter interpreted "G-20.In" as a URL, linking it to http://g-20.in/.

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