30 Mar '12, 8pm

Its a year old, but this is the best general audience article on web-archiving I've come across

Its a year old, but this is the best general audience article on web-archiving I've come across

But Google, aside from saving previously indexed pages for caching, has mostly abandoned the Webs of the past—the complete set of Web pages as they existed a month, six months, a year ago, and so on, back to a site's origins. Thus the job of preserving them has fallen to nonprofit foundations and small, overworked teams of engineers and curators at national libraries. Illien, for example, manages a group of nine. For a digital archive, the French National Library's collection of Web data is surprisingly small—just 200 terabytes stored on hard disks and magnetic tape in the library's data center. It includes copies of French Web pages dating back to 1996. Illien's team completed its first harvest of the entire French domain (.fr) just last summer. Other national libraries, such as Iceland's, have been downloading their national domains periodically since the early 2000s. Pa...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/internet/a-memory-of-web...

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