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Writing tagged archiving

  1. Django Ditto and archiving your stuff

    About making Django Ditto and whether it’s worth archiving all your ephemeral digital stuff.

  2. Planning for closure

    Maybe we should think about how long we expect our websites to live before we start making them.

  3. Temporary archiving

    Perma.cc’s terms of service include the right to delete anything and close without notice. Not really “the forever business” they promise.

  4. The undercover quanitifed self

    A chunk of Hamish MacGibbon’s father’s life was recorded by the security services, and still readable fifty years later.

  5. A tiny, tiny fraction

    I’ve archived a few GeoCities sites that will otherwise soon be wiped from the web by Yahoo.

  6. Ugly and neglected fragments

    GeoCities is an ugly disorganised mess. But it’s still a huge shame that Yahoo! is closing the whole thing down.