If you've ever tried to cut and paste a web link that runs two or three lines long, you know why so many online writers use TinyURL for shortened links.
Since yesterday, though, I have not been able to open any pages at TinyURL.com, including their home page. I thought it was just me, so I systematically disabled all my security software (want a list? too long for this post...). And I still had the problem. Then I found this post from Marshall Kirkpatrick: