Whenever I demonstrate the Internet Archive
Last week, the Internet Archive won an exemption from US copyright law, overcoming an obstacle which threatened the entire work of the not-for-profit group. It can display copies of obsolete computer games and software without fear of prosecution.
There’s an interesting podcast about the challenges of storage when you’re dealing with petabytes of data, and a more conventional article, entitled Internet Archive Tames Data Costs. The Archive database has more than a petabyte of data, which includes 60 billion Web pages, 45,000 recorded concerts, 45,000 films and video recordings, educational courseware and more than 100,000 audio recordings.