British Library to archive old web sites

It had to happen sometime: the British Library is going to archive old websites before they vanish into the ether. It’s a good idea; archives have already been saving radio and television programs, and old movies. But does now mean that the internet world is now “old” media, which as we all know is decidedly inferior to new media? Anyway, the web has been around for quite some time, and mainstream since the mid-90’s.

Washington Post, March 2 2010

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