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Two part question about hidden temporary urls for images and modified image copy saving

What libraries in nodejs should I use in order to be able to do the following two separate things: first: Hide the direct url to the saved image from user by utilizing a "dummy" url with a time limit ...
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Looking for a free, opensource, C#/.NET based URL-Shortener

I'm looking for a opensource URL-shortener which I can host myself which works with C#/.NET and a MSSQL database. There are quite a few free URL-shortener out there, but I'd like to shorten the URLs ...
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URL shortener which does not follow hyperlinks

I need a URL shortener, which does not automatically go to the URL I provided. The reason is that I am using a quizzing software, which generates a new user each time someone follows a link. So, when ...
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Firefox add-on to shorten a URL with bitly and give it a name

Firefox has a feature in which you right-click a link and it copies it to your clipboard. I am looking for something that does even more than that. With bitly you can name links, for instance you ...
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URL shortener for Arabic

What is a recommended web app for URL shortener in other languages, e.g. based on the Arabic alphabet? I want that because lots of English characters aren't pronouncable in other languages. Ideally ...
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Anonymous, independent, decentralized URL shortener

I would like to use a URL shortener like bit.ly oŕ goo.gl, but all those services store all my data and collect a lot of personal information. Is there an independent decentralized trustworthy URL ...
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Software that can mass expand adf.ly URLs

I need software that can mass (not one by one) expand shortened AdFly URLs. I’ve tried http://urlex.org/ but it failed.
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URL shortener with destination whitelist?

We recently had our custom alias (set up to goo.gl) ripped out of Facebook because someone used it to create a bunch of spammy posts. What shortening service and / or software is out there that ...
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URL shortener with good statistics

I am looking for a good URL shortener, which can be either paid/free, but I need really good statistics with clicks, geo, etc. I really like goo.gl, but it has a really simple list and I don't like ...
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Google Chrome extension to unroll shortened URLs (like “http://bit.ly/Wxeieo”)

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can unroll/expand shortened URLs like bit.ly/Wxeieo that are present on a webpage. E.g. it could expand the full URL when I hover on it: By unroll/...