“Internet Archive Canada, a small non-profit company, fired 35 of its 47 employees on Wednesday due to a massive drop in donations. Most will leave Aug. 12 unless a white knight appears soon”.
It’s difficult to find out exactly what the issue is – the website offers no explanation.
The story ends:
“The loss will be felt by more than those who will be out of work.”
Here they all are – they’ve made a major contribution in digitizing Canada’s book heritage.
“Most employees believe they are making the world better by liberating billions of words that would otherwise be trapped in a library.
“If we had 10 more years, we could archive every single book in Canada,” Gabe Juszel said. “But not any more.”