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Ultimate Url Regex!
/*
Based off of Gruber's awesome url regex: http://daringfireball.net/2010/07/improved_regex_for_matching_urls
In addition:
- Should match 'example.com', 'google.net', 'google.org'. (only com, net, and org are whitelisted).
- Should not match 'sam@samuelcole.name'.
*/
var URL_RE = /(?:(?=[\s`!()\[\]{};:'".,<>?«»“”‘’])|\b)((?:[a-z][\w-]+:(?:\/{1,3}|[a-z0-9%])|www\d{0,3}[.]|[a-z0-9.\-]+[.][a-z]{2,4}\/|[a-z0-9.\-]+[.](?:com|org|net))(?:[^\s()<>]+|\(([^\s()<>]+|(\([^\s()<>]+\)))*\))*(?:\(([^\s()<>]+|(\([^\s()<>]+\)))*\)|[^\s`!()\[\]{};:'".,<>?«»“”‘’]|\b))/gi
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commented May 23, 2013

Thank you very much for this!

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