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If you use Twitter, you’ve likely been adding content to the U.S. Library of Congress. For better or for worse, the Library of Congress has been archiving public tweets for years. In fact, it has public tweets going all the way back to Twitter’s start for a total of more than 170 billion. The deal is ongoing, so keep that in mind as you type your next public tweet. As a Facebook user recently discovered, that should probably go for all social media. Does the Library of Congress archive its own tweets? The first part of the Library of Congress’ mission is complete: establish a Twitter... Read more...
Just saying the word "BitTorrent" makes those at record labels and movie studios cringe, but honestly, it's not always used for nefarious purposes. The Internet Archive, which is a non-profit digital library built to enable "universal access to all knowledge," is making over one million pieces of archived content available to the world via the BitTorrent protocol. That's right -- 1,000,000 files freely available on P2P networks. The Internet Archive offers permanent storage of and free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and over 2 million... Read more...