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Use it or lose it policy.

A great many links are created each day, some are created byblack hat SEO individuals, others are created by individuals that have nointention to use the link whatsoever, others are created by bots obviously onthe free version database space is at a premium.so, every link created unless a registered account will bedeleted after 60 days if it does not receive a hit, this will be reducedfurther as demand grows to our servers to remove bad links and link ROT.So quite ...

Firefox

The browser extension for AI6's Domain Defender (TM) can now be downloaded for and used with Mozilla Firefox!If you haven't been following the extensions progress, Domain Defender can help protect it's users from harmful links by querying domains against blacklists.Click Here to learn more about Defender on Firefox

AI6 Domain Defender On Chrome

The AI6 Domain Defender that has proven to be hugely popularis now available as a browser extension on Google Chrome.This extension grants you all the same security and domainmonitoring benefits of Defender without requiring you to constantly be queryingdomains on our site, the extension does so automatically the second you visit adomain.Click Here to discover more about AI6 Domain Defender (TM)benefits including how/where you can download this new browser extension fromAI6 NET.The Domain Defender (TM) browser extension will becomeavailable on ...

Feedback

Since we are still beta testing many of our services and new features (i.e. Defender and Link Statistics) it would be great to here from our users.Let us know what we are doing right as well as any problems or errors you have encountered so we can work to improve our services.What will you like to see AI6 NET do in the future?Do you have any questions for us regarding AI6?You can do this now by heading over to our ...

Animated Banners

Thank you to those who have been using AI6 Net’s Link Shortener. if you are pleased with our service why not link back to AI6 Net? by including one of our Animated Banners on your website helps us to help others and in turn improves our shortener service. We have created a range of animated and static images for you to use, if you have any idea's to improve our banners please let us know on the feedback page, additionally ...

Anonymous Accounts

As a Free Anonymous User, no registration OR sign in OR email address is required to use our services.You will automatically have access to be able to create a Custom Short URL for your website, you can also use our URL Defender to check if a domain is safe and when you begin creating short codes you will gain access to the shrunken link statistics as well, ALL FOR FREE!Free Anonymous Accounts will always remain both FREE and ANONYMOUS so ...

Vanity Domains

Vanity domains have come to AI6 NET. Using the Free basic version of our URL Shortener you can selectfrom a range of different domains to use when creating short codes for a moreunique and personal experience.

Click Statistics

Marketers know the importance of being able to track andanalyse the performance of their campaigns. By integrating the new ShrunkenLink Statistics our URL Shortener does exactly that.Every short code created will now be provided with acorresponding link to a Shrunken Link Statistics page, here we will display theinformation collect from your short codes such as the clicks received during;today, this month and of all time. The amount of clicks per day for the monthwill also be shown as a line ...

Link Shortener Sandbox

During the constant evolution of our Link Shortener / URL defender a new part has been added called the Link Shortener Sandbox, this part of the program sifts through the various domains submitted and retains all the domains that cause suspicion i.e. A malicious domain OR An adult domain etc.If the software finds a single page then it will prevent that page from working and serve a notice “at present these notices only indicate the category i.e. Adult, Malicious, Redirection ...

What is AI6

Still getting questions regarding what AI6 IS? In this article I have tried to answer most of the questions asked so far:Link ShortenerSimply shortens a long URL to create a short link, when this short link is used a visitor is redirected to the long link whilst being counted as a click, in short and put simply, a redirection service from one page to another.AI6 has been built from the ground up, has not been built with free scripts, is ...

Link Shortener Gloucestershire

We originally built the Link Shortener for a client, since then it has developed into its own entity namely AI6, for those that have asked via our feedback forms yes, we do reside in Gloucester United Kingdom, our servers are based in many countries including the UK.Note about feedback:we have had several messages asking questions that we cannot answer without an email address, we will address that shortly but for now please include an email address in the message if ...

Sites hitting Link Shortener

AI6 is gradually becoming more popular thanks to all the support, however; along with that comes new area’s we need to look at for the security and protection of links coming in and out of AI6, Important area’s we had previously not even considered but are now coming to light along with the increased use of our site. We have had to put the registered account system back on the shelf for a short while and the inclusion of a ...

No Adult Sites

Adult 18+ Sites (Read This 30-day Notice from 22/05/2019) We have had an increasing number of adult sites adding links targeting 18+ sites, whilst we personally don’t have any opinion regarding this unfortunately others do! AI6 is supposed to be a family and business site we cannot allow this type of link on the AI6 domain misleading the public to assume that AI6 links are safe.In saying the above, we did not have an opinion on this until just recently ...

Defender now checks for Google threats!

Googles safe browsing, any new domains added that manage to pass our database are then tested against googles safe browsing algorithm and then included in our database if a threat is found.If you are added to our database in this way and wish to be removed you will need to do this in the following order:Remove the threat on your site!Request with google for your site to be removed from their database.Request removal from our site via your account.Threats usually ...

Blanket removal of FREE Sites for the Link Shortener.

This is a free service and unfortunately it is subject toabuse, over the past few weeks there has been a rise in the amount of otherfree services and site builders etc. on the internet linking to free accounts.due to this and to protect others sites that use our serviceany anonymous account will not be able to link to another free service i.e.Free Websites, Free Redirection, Free Portals, Free developer tools etc. etc.and/or when found will be deleted if found to ...

Changes to terms on anonymous accounts on URL Shortener (primarily due to misuse).

If you have a free anonymous short link on our site then unfortunately due to misuse and mostly malicious links being created and used, anonymous accounts can no longer use redirection scripts as part of their linking strategy. For example, if your link points to a redirection service or automated redirection script this is no longer permitted for this type of account, there are very few reasons for linking to another redirection service anyway.We apologise to our genuine users who ...