Eclectiology, I don't know if you know about this project, but archive.org
keeps snapshots of websites, like a library for the internet. There was an
interesting interview with the inventor in the New Scientist a little
while back (It's probably available online if you look for it).
>Along the same line, I've often found
interesting web sites which I've
bookmarked for later reference when I can focus
my attention on the
subject matter. Several months later when I'm ready ... poof! it's
gone. Some of these have useful information, and it's a shame that it
becomes lost because somebody didn't pay his ISP bill.
These sites are covered by copyright, so for the most part we just can't
copy the material onto Wikipedia and make it available to the public.
Still it could be in the public interest to copy material from
threatened sites into a restricted access file where it could be revived
if and when the original site could no longer be maintained. It would
be a lot easier to come to a conditional release agreement while the
site is still functioning than after it has gone under.<<
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