Internet Archive celebrates 20 years of 'wayback web' and a new mission

The Internet Archive in San Francisco celebrates 20 years. Here's a quick introduction to some of the people that created a global treasure...
Written by Tom Foremski, Contributor

Based in a former Christian Science Temple, the San Francisco based Internet Archive collects and protects an unreplaceable treasure -- 20 years of recording petabytes of world wide web pages -- humanity's largest ever collaborative creation, documenting an emergent culture that is utterly unique in its scale and ambition.

In this video Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, makes a call for preserving the open protocols of the Internet. He also demonstrates how the Internet Archive is far from passive and is extremely relevant in reporting on today's presidential race.

Here's a short walk through the Internet Archive's party...

Internet Archive Celebrates 20 years.

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