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Closer to the top are links to sites directly related to Archive Team projects and Internet preservation, while links towards the bottom are more general. There is also a Newsfeed of articles where people go off on the need to back up your stuff or issues Archive Team likes you to know about.
Web 2.0 Bubble?
It seems like the 2.0 bubble is a bit more resilient than the 1.0 bubble. The name might not be as apt, but the sites could be doomed to suffer the same fate as their forebears due to the recession. These articles are useful because they make a head-count and attempt to survey the situation.
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- "The Web 2.0 Bubble" - article at The Atlantic
- "11 troubled Web companies" - article at CNet
- "Web 2.0 bubble bursting" - article at VentureBeat
A Gentler Way to Say BACK IT UP
- The Power to Fight Eviction by Phil Wolff of the Data Portability Project. January 16, 2009.
Online Archives of Interest
- Internet Archive
- The National Archives
- Library of Congress
- Gutenberg Project produces free electronic books.
- Federal Web Harvest archives material from federal government websites and puts them online.
- The CyberCemetery is "an archive of government websites that have ceased operation."
- National Archives of the Netherlands is the official government archive of all kinds of sometimes ancient data, photos, videos, audio recordings etc. .
- Pandora is Australia's web archive.
- The Vatican has an interesting online library.
- Space Rogue maintains a museum of his old websites.
- DeathSpace: a collection of dead Myspace users.
- Search Engine Showdown - Finding Old Web Pages (list several sources for finding archived and cached web pages).
- OldVersion.com is an archive website that stores older versions of primarily Internet-related PC and Macintosh freeware and shareware application software (more info here).
Books and documents
- The Victorian Internet by Tom Standage
- Digital preservation collection at Zenodo