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Archive and ALA brief filed in Warrantless Cell Phone Search Case

On Monday, March 10, the Internet Archive and the American Library Association with the assistance of the law firm Goodwin Procter filed a “friend of the court” brief in David Leon Riley v. State of California and United States v. … Continue reading

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Wayback/WABAC Movie Party, March 7th at 5pm

The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, launched in 2001, was named after Mr. Peabody’s WABAC machine from the 1960s cartoon Rocky and Bullwinkle.  This Friday we are going to celebrate our own time travel machine by going to see a movie about … Continue reading

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Archive Tumblr Fun: Announcing a Year of Tumblr Residencies

Last year a group of inspired digital residents created fantastic tumblr’s using the things they found interesting in the Internet Archive.   We’re proud to unveil these projects, one per week, throughout the year. They’ll each be posted at the Internet … Continue reading

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Internet Archive TShirts are now available

We just received a shipment of Internet Archive TShirts. They have the Internet Archive logo on the front and a choice of slogans on the back. They come in S, M, L, XL and XXL We know you’ve been waiting … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Friday Sale at the Internet Archive Store

While the rest of the world lines up early for Black Friday we here at the Internet Archive Store offer online deals on Bitcoin Friday. From Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 1 you can purchase our two most popular … Continue reading

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Free “404: File Not Found” Handler for Webmasters to Improve User Experience

The Internet Archive today is launching a free service to help webmasters improve their user experience by augmenting their website’s 404 Page Not Found page to link to the Wayback Machine in the case that it has it.    Therefore users … Continue reading

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Celebrate at the Internet Archive — 1024 — Thursday Oct. 24th

Internet Archive invites you to a fun evening in San Francisco on October 24th for our once-a-year celebration and announcements of new services. (And it just so happens to fall on 1024, which our fellow geeks will recognize as 2^10.) … Continue reading

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Over 7,000 Free Audio Books: Librivox and its New Look!

In 2005, Hugh McGuire asked: “Can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to help bring books in the public domain to life through podcasting?” The answer is yes. Thanks to the help of many, LibriVox, the nonprofit organization he … Continue reading

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Scheduled outage tonight, Sept 3

Our backup data center in Richmond, CA will experience an Internet outage some time between 10pm and 6am PST tonight. We should be able to keep the site up during this outage (though the site will be read only), but … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Web Application/Software Developer for Archive-It

The Internet Archive is looking for a smart, collaborative and resourceful engineer to lead and do the development of the next generation of the Archive-It service, a web based application used by libraries and archives around the world. The Internet … Continue reading

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Open Call for tumblr Collaborators

When it comes to collaborative culture, tumblr is where it’s at – and we’re ready to jump in. We’re not going to just redirect this blog, though, we’re opening up our tumblr URL to anyone interested in messing around with … Continue reading

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Memorial for Aaron Swartz in SF at Internet Archive Thurs 7pm

  Dear Friends,Please join us as we gather to remember Aaron Swartz on the evening of Thursday, January 24th. Reception at 7:00pm Memorial at 8:00pm at the Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue San Francisco 94118 Speakers will include Danny O’Brien, … Continue reading

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Internet Archive & EFF successfully block Washington State law

Earlier this year the Internet Archive with EFF’s help joined a suit to challenge the enforcement of a new Washington state law, SB 6251. While the law was intended to curb advertising for underage sex workers, the language was overly … Continue reading

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Launch of the DigiBaeck Project

The Internet Archive, working with the Leo Baeck Institute, is pleased to be a part of the Oct 16, 2012 launch of their DigiBaeck project, a massive (formerly print) archival collection of history pertaining  to German speaking Jewry. Robert Miller, … Continue reading

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Our Ten Petabyte Party: Live Streamed or In Person! Thurs Oct 25th 6-7:30PT

Please join us for a free reception and short presentations, Thursday, October 25th from 6 to 7:30pm, in person, or live streamed at http://toc.oreilly.com/: Television News Broadcasts are now Searchable (350,000 of them!) All of Balinese Literature now online and … Continue reading

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Downloading in bulk using wget

If you’ve ever wanted to download files from many different archive.org items in an automated way, here is one method to do it. ____________________________________________________________ Here’s an overview of what we’ll do: 1. Confirm or install a terminal emulator and wget … Continue reading

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“Please, sir, I want some more.”

You want it, you got it!  Happy 200th Mr. Charles Dickens. 1,345 books               a few movies: Oliver Twist Scrooge A Christmas Carol     96 audio items  

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Rick Prelinger’s “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6″ Tuesday Jan 24 7:30pm at the Internet Archive

Rick Prelinger will be presenting his latest version of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco at the Internet Archive. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial … Continue reading

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Internet Archive joins protest of PIPA / SOPA legislation

San Francisco, CA – On January 18, 2012, Internet Archive joined the thousands of internet websites that went dark in protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation. 12 Hours Dark: Internet Archive vs. Censorship Hackers & Founders organized a … Continue reading

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