Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What the Web Said Yesterday - The New Yorker

Excerpt from an extensive article about the Internet Archive

"The day after Strelkov’s “We just downed a plane” post was deposited into the Wayback Machine, Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, told the U.N. Security Council, in New York, that Ukrainian separatist leaders had “boasted on social media about shooting down a plane, but later deleted these messages.” In San Francisco, the people who run the Wayback Machine posted on the Internet Archive’s Facebook page, “Here’s why we exist.”"
What the Web Said Yesterday - The New Yorker
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