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Mitt Romney Ditches After Libya Shuts Down Sex-Positive .ly Site


The spokesman said, a personalized URL shortener which links to Romney's Free & Strong America PAC, will likely be replaced with

The .tt domain is based in Trinidad and Tobago, a Caribbean archipelago.

The .ly extension, popular with URL shorteners like, is hosted by Libya. Earlier today, two bloggers announced their "sex-positive" shortening service,, was shut down. The bloggers had created the service in order to allow sexual, adult and NSFW links to be shortened -- something the bigger services, like, prohibit.

The Libyan government also prohibits adult content, and shut down the site, saying it violated "Islamic morality."

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