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I accidentally came across twitter.rs while googling. Is it the same as twitter.com? What is the purpose of it? What does .rs stand for?

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.rs is the Top Level Domain for Serbia.

Performing a trace route on both the Twitter.com & Twitter.rs domains both resolve to the same IP schema and the same domain.

Domain: xe-10-0-0.smf1-er2.twttr.com


I can only imagine that Twitter have registered the domain as a play on words for "Twitterers" and/or "Twitters" or something of that ilk.

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