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The event was a success, with resulting video and press.               Dear Friend of the Open Internet,   JOIN US! FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler, wants to do something monumental: reclassify broadband access providers under Title … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, fcc, net neutrality
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2015/02/21/you-are-invited-to-a-party-victory-for-the-net/
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Presentation by Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive Digital Librarian at Ford Foundation NetGain gathering, — a call from 5 top foundations to think big about prospects for our digital future. Hi, I’m Brewster Kahle, Founder of the Internet Archive. For 25 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, brewster kahle, distributed Web, Ford Foundation, NetGain, privacy, security
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2015/02/11/locking-the-web-open-a-call-for-a-distributed-web/
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Last September, the John S. and James L Knight Foundation issued this challenge:  “How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities?” Today we are proud to announce that the Internet Archive’s plan for “Building Libraries … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2015/01/30/knight-foundation-to-support-toolsets-for-building-libraries-together/
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Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, Jill Lepore, has crafted a remarkable history of Web archiving–and the role of our own Brewster Kahle and the Wayback Machine. My favorite passage: Where is the Internet’s memory, the history of … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2015/01/20/the-new-yorker-the-cobweb-can-the-internet-be-archived/
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This week, the University of California California Digital Libraries and the UC Libraries announced a partnership with Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service. In the coming year, CDL’s Web Archiving Service (WAS) collections and all core infrastructure activities, i.e., crawling, indexing, search, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Archive-It, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2015/01/15/university-of-california-libraries-to-partner-with-archive-it/
From The Archive
Dec 25, 2014
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[Guest post, hope you enjoy. -brewster] Burning Brewster’s Bitcoin First Installment – Coinbase offers a service that is contrary to everything the company professes to hold dear Internet Archive Morgen E. Peck This fall, Brewster reached out to me with … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/12/25/burning-brewsters-bitcoin/
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A live wire in the library field, and a firebrand for openness, Cathy Norton helped keep libraries free and open during this current digitization wave. Fun and opinionated, we learned that she had the background and evidence to make the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/12/23/crusading-librarian-for-openness-passes-cathy-norton/
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Today the Defensive Patent License is officially released.   It is designed to bring free software ideas to the patent arena by encouraging patent owners to declare themselves “defensive,” and share their patents with others that have declared themselves defensive. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/12/09/defensive-patent-license/
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Dear Friends, Today we launch our End-of-Year Campaign.  Once a year, I ask all of you to keep the Internet Archive going and growing stronger.   Please help us reach our goal of raising $1.5 million by the end of the year.  Your support will … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/12/03/430-billion-web-pages-saved-help-us-do-more/
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As part of their Building Libraries Together initiative the Internet Archive is testing a new socially-responsible jobs model with Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) of Richmond, California. The Internet Archive has been digitizing books for nearly 10 years, but needed … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/11/25/bayarearescuemission/
From The Archive
Nov 5, 2014
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At our Annual Event last week, the Archive announced a variety of new projects and plans, including our new beta interface, our compact book scanner, and our progress in tracking political ads on television. The event (full video is here) … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Software Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/11/05/inviting-the-internet-over-to-play/
From The Archive
Oct 30, 2014
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Saturday, November 8, 2014 Internet Archive 300 Funston Ave San Francisco, CA 94119 The Internet Archive is hosting an Aaron Swartz Day Celebration on what would have been Aaron’s 28th birthday: November 8, 2014, from 6-10:30 pm. RSVP TO THIS … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/30/invitation-to-aaron-swartz-day-nov-8-in-sf/
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(NYtimes on this announcement, video of talks) Let’s work together to save all human knowledge.  Today the Internet Archive is announcing a new beta site and new tools to encourage everyone to lend a hand. We were founded in 1996 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/28/building-libraries-together/
From The Archive
Oct 28, 2014
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The Internet Archive is working with partners to preserve our musical heritage. The music collections started 8 years ago with the etree.org live music recordings and grew when we started hosting netlabels. Now through new efforts and partnerships we have … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Live Music Archive, Music, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/28/building-music-libraries/
When the personal record collection of music producer Bob George hit 47,000 discs, he knew something had to be done.  “I wanted to give them away, but they were mostly punk, reggae and hip-hop,” he recalled, “and no established library … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/28/archive-of-contemporary-music/
From The Archive
Oct 27, 2014
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A post by the Archive-It team Today Phase 1 of the 5.0 release of the Archive-It web application was released for use by the 326 partners using the Archive-It service. In 1996 when the Internet Archive was founded, we used … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Archive-It, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/27/archive-it-crawling-the-web-together/
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Philadelphia-region Political Media Ad Watch is a pilot project that allows citizens and journalists to go online to search every political message in the Philly television market, compare all the ads from a single sponsor (sample: Tom Wolf for Governor) —positive and negative—and … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/15/media-money-elections-2014-philly-political-media-ad-watch/
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Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/10/06/invitation-to-the-internet-archive-annual-event/
From The Archive
Sep 10, 2014
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Please stand with the Internet Archive to Protect Net Neutrality by writing to your congressperson.    Today, many organizations are putting “Internet Loading” symbols on their sites to bring awareness to the stakes to those of us that would be … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/09/10/please-help-protect-net-neutrality/
From The Archive
Jul 15, 2014
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July 12, 2014 marked the passing of an extraordinary librarian, Zoia Horn. Ms. Horn was best known in library circles for spending three weeks in jail in 1972 for having refused to testify before a grand jury regarding information relating … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/07/15/zoia-horn-obit/
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The Internet Archive joined Our Fair Deal along with EFF and Public Knowledge to stop the US from using the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty from changing our copyright laws.   The coalition sent two open letters to TPP negotiators today on critical … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/07/09/working-to-stop-rewriting-copyright-laws-via-tpp-treaty/
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Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. Benjamin Franklin, November 15, 1755 A year ago today, Glenn Greenwald published the first article on the extent of NSA surveillance, based … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/06/06/1-year-later-nsa-revelations-debate-and-dire-prospects/
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Twenty five years ago Tiananmen Square was splashed with the blood of protestors. For seven weeks they had banded together to advocate a democratic future for the Peoples Republic of China. Their voices were stilled June 4, 1989 by the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/06/04/peering-at-a-dark-time-in-tiananmen-square-through-stokes-archive-glass/
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Wednesday, May 21 2014 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Authors Alliance embraces the unprecedented potential digital networks have for the creation and distribution of knowledge and culture. We represent the interests of authors who want to harness this potential … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Event, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/15/authors-alliance-launch-at-internet-archive-may-21/
From The Archive
May 9, 2014
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The Wayback Machine, a digital archive of the World Wide Web, has reached a landmark with 400 billion webpages indexed.  This makes it possible to surf the web as it looked anytime from late 1996 up until a few hours ago. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/09/wayback-machine-hits-400000000000/
From The Archive
May 8, 2014
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San Francisco Weekly said we are the best Bitcoin Evangelists in their BestOf section.   Fun. We now accept bitcoin at our Archive swag store.    We continue to offer bitcoins to our employees as salary, eat sushi for bitcoin next door, … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/08/bitcoin-and-the-internet-archive-swag-store/
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Tuesday, May 13  NO MORE ROAD TRIPS!  Internet Archive, San Francisco 6:30 reception / 7:30 screening ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE HIGHLY ADVISED.  Ticket link here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/671840 This is the second Bay Area screening of Rick Prelinger’s new film, which showed last year … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/07/rick-prelinger-no-more-road-trips-tuesday-may-13-at-630pm/
From The Archive
May 7, 2014
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UI / UX Advances in Freeing Information Enslaved by an Ancient Egyptian Model  Or… Why Video Scrolling is so Last Millenniums In creating an open digital research library of television news, we have been challenged by being unable to reference … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/07/let-our-video-go/
From The Archive
Apr 28, 2014
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Like everything else in history, debate rages about when the “first” video game came into being.  Games and demonstrations such as “Tennis for Two” (1958), “NIM” (1951) and “Mouse in the Maze” (1959), played on million dollar equipment for the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Software Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/04/28/the-internet-archive-declares-spacewar/
From The Archive
Apr 9, 2014
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Bottom line: The Internet Archive is safe to use. Internet Archive has always been interested in protecting the privacy of our patrons.  We try not to record IP addresses, and when Edward Snowden showed that traffic going over the open … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-and-the-archive/
From The Archive
Apr 1, 2014
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Announcing the launch of the fully redesigned TV News Archive. This research library, originally released in September 2012, is a free service provided as a way to enhance the capabilities of journalists, scholars, teachers, librarians, civic organizations and other engaged … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Television Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/04/01/tv-news-intro/
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On Monday, March 10, the Internet Archive and the American Library Association with the assistance of the law firm Goodwin Procter filed a “friend of the court” brief in David Leon Riley v. State of California and United States v. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/03/11/archive-and-ala-brief-filed-in-warrantless-cell-phone-search-case/
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Last year a group of inspired digital residents created fantastic tumblr’s using the things they found interesting in the Internet Archive.   We’re proud to unveil these projects, one per week, throughout the year. They’ll each be posted at the Internet … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/01/16/archive-tumblr-fun-announcing-a-year-of-tumblr-residencies/
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It’s Copyright Week, and many organizations are highlighting the need to make works in the public domain readily accessible. One of the many challenges we face sounds almost paradoxical: works in the public domain are often not publicly available. The … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/01/14/public-access-to-the-public-domain-copyright-week/
From The Archive
Jan 1, 2014
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  Year-end donations went past our goal of $1 million (almost $1.3m !) – thank you all for donating.    With this money we can buy the ten racks (10 petabytes, 10,000,000,000,000,000bytes) of server space to store the upcoming books music … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/01/01/servers-for-the-new-year-thank-you/
From The Archive
Dec 25, 2013
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Love the dreamers– they make life worth living. Right now many are looking into bitcoin and seeing their dreams in the reflection.  And like all things bitcoin, this is playing out in public view, so we see other’s hopes and … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, bitcoin
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/12/25/dreams-reflected-in-bitcoin/
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Dec 13, 2013
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We are excited to unveil a couple experimental data-driven visualizations that literally map 400,000 hours of U.S. television news. One of our collaborating scholars, Kalev Leetaru, applied “fulltext geocoding” software to our entire television news research service collection. These algorithms … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Television Archive, CartoDB, Kalev Leetaru, Knight Foundation, television...
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/12/13/mapping-400000-hours-of-u-s-tv-news/
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Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes of San Francisco is a movie happening that brings old-time San Francisco footage and our community together in an interactive crowd-driven event.   Showing in the majestic Internet Archive building,  your ticket donation will benefit the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Event, Movie Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/12/02/lost-landscapes-benefit/
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On The Media’s TLDR CNN Huffington Post Philly.com Fast Company We are about to receive a remarkable private collection of video taped U.S. television news that spans 35 years.  We welcome contributions of TV news recorded before the year 2001 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Marion Stokes, television, television news archive, TV news
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/22/a-dream-to-preserve-tv-news-on-the-road-to-realization-with-your-help/
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EthicsInTech presents a fun night of Comedy, Ethics & Technology to help protect the Fourth Amendment and our constitutional rights and freedoms. The goal of the event is to entertain, educate and bring to light issues concerning ethical use of … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/21/nsa-comedy-tour/
From The Archive
Nov 16, 2013
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A resounding judgement in the Google Books case means that the act of digitizing books is not in-and-of-itself infringing.    In legal-speak, the judge ruled that digitizing books is “fair”.   This is a big deal in that it allows … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/16/let-the-robots-read-a-victory-for-fair-use/
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  (Video of event) Please join us to celebrate the birthday of the Defensive Patent License (“DPL”)! Short Program and Birthday Party Friday, November 15, 2013 Panel Discussion 4:30-6:00 PM Reception 6:00-8:00 PM Internet Archive 300 Funston Ave, San Francisco, … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/13/birthday-of-the-defensive-patent-license-friday-nov-15-430-800-in-sf/
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As fires go, we were lucky.   We are still assessing what happened but this is where we stand: * No one was hurt. * Lost a 130 sq meter side-building (1300 sq feet) that held scanning equipment.  We operate 30 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Scanning Center Fire
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/06/scanning-center-fire-please-help-rebuild/
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(CNET Article) On November 8th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, you are invited to a reception, talks, and hackathon at the Internet Archive 300 Funston Ave, in San Francisco. Suggested donation of $5, Bitcoin accepted. 5PM Hackathon 6:30PM Reception … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/05/please-come-aaron-swartz-reception-at-the-internet-archive-fri-nov-8th-in-sf/
From The Archive
Oct 25, 2013
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(NYTimes article, Video of Announcement with Daniel Ellsberg) The Internet Archive has extended our reader privacy protections by making the site encrypted by default.   Visitors to archive.org and openlibrary.org will https unless they try to use http. For several years, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/25/reader-privacy-at-the-internet-archive/
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The miracle is now so commonplace that it’s invisible: we have the ability to watch video, listen to music, and read documents right in our browsers. You might get a hankering to hear some old time radio, or classic television programs, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Software Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/25/microcomputer-software-lives-again-this-time-in-your-browser/
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Oct 25, 2013
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Today the Internet Archive announces a new initiative to fix broken links across the Internet.  We have 360 billion archived URLs, and now we want you to help us bring those pages back out onto the web to heal broken … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Wayback Machine
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/25/fixing-broken-links/
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The Internet Archive today is launching a free service to help webmasters improve their user experience by augmenting their website’s 404 Page Not Found page to link to the Wayback Machine in the case that it has it.    Therefore users … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/24/web-archive-404-handler-for-webmasters/
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(Full Video of event.   Announcement as posts: 1, 2, and 3) Internet Archive invites you to a fun evening in San Francisco on October 24th for our once-a-year celebration and announcements of new services. (And it just so happens to … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, celebration
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/02/invitation-oct-24th/
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  (from the Internet Archive’s Archive-it group: Announcing the first ever Archive-It US Government Shutdown Notice Awards!  ) Congress has caused the U.S. federal government to shut down and important websites have gone dark.  Fortunately, we have the Wayback Machine to … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Wayback Machine, blackout
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/10/02/governmentblackout/
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In 2005, Hugh McGuire asked: “Can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to help bring books in the public domain to life through podcasting?” The answer is yes. Thanks to the help of many, LibriVox, the nonprofit organization he … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/09/26/over-7000-free-audio-books-librivox-and-its-new-look/
(Cited in Forbes) Because of recent news reports, I wanted to cross check the cost feasibility of the NSA’s recording all of the US phonecalls and processing them. These estimates show only $27M in capital cost, and $2M in electricity … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/06/15/cost-to-store-all-us-phonecalls-made-in-a-year-in-cloud-storage-so-it-could-be-datamined/
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Thanks to a recent $1 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, we will be expanding our TV News Search & Borrow service that enables everyone to search, quote and borrow U.S. television news programs. Launched … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/05/21/knight-foundation-strengthens-support-for-television-news-research-service/
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An unclassified document from the National Security Agency from 2007 has some nice words to say about the Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, and the Wayback Machine. “The Wayback Machine is, very simply, one of the greatest deep web tools ever … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/05/18/national-security-agency-heart-internet-archive/
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Brewster Kahle is honored to receive the 2013 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology this year.   It will be awarded at the American Library Association meeting in Chicago in June. http://www.ala.org/news/pr?id=13005  
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/05/10/brewster-kahle-to-be-honored-with-2013-amer-lib-assoc-litalibrary-hi-tech-award/
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As a free service to Richmond residents, the Internet Archive has installed a 70 foot tower on its physical archive building in Richmond California to offer free and fast Internet to those with roofs that can see the tower.  Those … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/05/08/free-and-fast-roof2roof-internet-available-in-richmond-ca/
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Thanks to Jason Scott, lots of deep collecting communities, and volunteers, Jason is announcing that the Internet Archive now hosts some very large software and computer documentation collections, maybe the largest overall host. Yippie! Now we all have to make … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Software Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/04/14/archive-of-historical-computer-software-is-here/
From The Archive
Apr 11, 2013
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Internet Archive announces today the addition of over 450,000 journal articles from the JSTOR Early Journal Content collection. Early Journal Content is a selection of pre-1923 materials from more than 350 journals and includes articles in the arts and humanities, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/04/11/450000-early-journal-articles-now-available/
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The Internet Archive jumped into bitcoin in 2011 after many people asked to donate bitcoins– a non-techy set up our wallet (good sign), and we got about $2,000 worth of donations that first year.  In 2012 we got about $6,000 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/04/03/how-the-internet-archive-is-having-great-time-with-bitcoin/
From The Archive
Mar 12, 2013
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Since 1997, a dedicated team of scanners and curators have been assembling a collection of historical computer and technology-related items. This collection, called BITSAVERS.ORG, contains tens of thousands of documents and software products dating back from the 1950s and into … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/03/12/riding-with-the-bit-savers/
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Please join filmmaker Brian Knappenberger, journalists Quinn Norton and Ryan Singel and lawyer Thomas Nolan for a showing of “We Are Legion: the Story of the Hacktivists.” (trailer) The documentary about the hacker/activist group ‘Anonymous.’ Recorded Video of the Panel Friday, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Event, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/03/05/friday-march-22nd-movie-and-panel-about-anonymous-we-are-legion/
From The Archive
Mar 5, 2013
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Bitcoin to Cash Converter Box          (Please leave this page visible on the computer next to the cash box).  To help us try out bitcoins, I am putting up $200 ($100 cash and $100 worth of bitcoins) … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/03/05/bitcoin-to-cash-converter-box/
From The Archive
Feb 21, 2013
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(Press about this:  Bitcoin Magazine, The Next Web, arstechnica) As Bitcoin is becoming the “local currency” of the Internet, the Internet Archive would like to help support it and use it.    In the last 2 years, over 300 people … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/02/21/employees-to-be-paid-in-bitcoin-please-donate/
From The Archive
Feb 12, 2013
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Today we are launching a new uploader that handles much larger files.  We’ve tested files well over 100GB in size, so if you’re using the right browser it should be able to take care of all your uploading needs.  We … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/02/12/new-uploader-handles-bigger-files/
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Jan 12, 2013
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Aaron Swartz Memorial Thursday, January 24th at the Internet Archive. Downloadable version, and links to speakers. Aaron’s girlfriend Taren’s and Open Access activist Carl Malamud’s gripping calls to action.   Eulogy by Brewster Kahle, written January 12, 2013: Aaron Swartz, … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/01/12/aaron-swartz-hero-of-the-open-world-rip/
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Today we updated the Wayback Machine with much more data and some code improvements.  Now we cover from late 1996 to December 9, 2012 so you can surf the web as it was up until a month ago.  Also, we … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/01/09/updated-wayback/
From The Archive
Dec 31, 2012
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Thanks to the generous support of our users we raised $250,000 in donations during the month of December, and with the 3-to-1 match from one of our donors that gives us $1,000,000!  We raised enough to purchase 4 petabytes of … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/12/31/thanks-a-million/
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Earlier this year the Internet Archive with EFF’s help joined a suit to challenge the enforcement of a new Washington state law, SB 6251. While the law was intended to curb advertising for underage sex workers, the language was overly … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/12/07/internet-archive-eff-successfully-block-washington-state-law/
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Dear Friends, The Internet Archive has received a generous offer this holiday season. For every dollar we raise before December 31st, one of our supporters will match that money three to one. Please consider donating now. Every day three million people around the … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/11/30/3-for-1-match/
From The Archive
Oct 26, 2012
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Ten Petabytes (10,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) of cultural material saved! On Thursday, 25 October, hundreds of Internet Archive supporters, volunteers, and staff celebrated addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to the Archive’s massive collections. We also announced full 80Terabyte web crawl to researchers; … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/10/26/10000000000000000-bytes-archived/
From The Archive
Oct 14, 2012
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  We are honored for Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive to be profiled in today’s San Francisco Chronicle on page 1. Thank you, Chronicle! http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Brewster-Kahle-s-Internet-Archive-3946898.php
Topics: Announcements, News, brewster kahle, San Francisco Chronicle
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/10/14/san-francisco-chronicle-profile-page-1/
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Today the Internet Archive launches TV News Search & Borrow.  This service is designed to help engaged citizens better understand the issues and candidates in the 2012 U.S. elections by allowing them to search closed captioning transcripts to borrow relevant … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/09/17/launch-of-tv-news-search-borrow-with-350000-broadcasts/
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No. 4, 5 September 2012 Another Day, Another Petabyte Did you wonder where the Internet Archive stores millions of books, movies, recordings, and 150 billion web pages? Not in some conceptual cloud, but on our custom-designed Petabox servers, that’s where. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Newsletter
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/09/05/news-from-the-archive-0004-petabytes-recap-and-ramadan/
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Aug 21, 2012
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“Alexandria 2.0: One Millionaire’s Quest to Build the Biggest Library on Earth” published in Wired Magazine.   Thank you to writer Matt Simon, and photographer Ariel Zambelich for the nice piece and non-typical images.  
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/08/21/wired-piece-on-the-interent-archive/
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We are thankful to the Arcadia Foundation for funding a project derive and evaluate digital tape and hard drive preservation practices.    We have used DLT tapes and offline hard drives for over a decade to cost effectively store video files.   … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/08/15/arcadia-foundation-funding-tape-and-disk-preservation/