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Poster: Alison OK Date: Feb 5, 2019 2:19pm
Forum: news Subject: TNW: Meet the man archiving the internet

Back in 1996 when the internet was primitive, a couple of San Francisco-based engineers were looking to solve the problem of saving websites from vanishing after they were altered or shut down. They founded the Internet Archive, a nonprofit digital library. The purpose of the Internet Archive was to… archive the internet.

In 2001, this preserved World Wide Web collection was made available to the public via the Wayback Machine, whose simple mission was to bring “Universal Access to All Knowledge.”

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