Category Archives: Announcements

MacArthur Foundation’s $100 Million Award Finalists

Today, the MacArthur Foundation announced the finalists for its 100&Change competition, awarding a single organization $100 million to solve one of the world’s biggest problems. The Internet Archive’s Open Libraries project, one of eight semifinalists, did not make the cut … Continue reading

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Face-o-Matic data show Trump dominates – Fox focuses on Pelosi; MSNBC features McConnell

For every ten minutes that TV cable news shows featured President Donald Trump’s face on the screen this past summer, the four congressional leaders’ visages were presented  for one minute, according an analysis of Face-o-Matic downloadable, free data fueled by … Continue reading

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Why Bitcoin is on the Internet Archive’s Balance Sheet

  A foundation was curious as to why we have Bitcoin on our balance sheet, and I thought I would explain it publicly. The Internet Archive explores how bitcoin and other Internet innovations can be useful in the non-profit sphere– … Continue reading

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The Internet Archive’s Annual Bash – Come Celebrate With Us!

What’s your personal rabbit hole? 78 rpm recordings? 20th Century women writers? Friendster sites? Vintage software? Educational films from the 50s? Find out at the Internet Archive’s Annual Bash: The Internet Archive invites you to enter our 20th Century Time … Continue reading

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The Battle to Save Net Neutrality – Please Join Us

Net neutrality, the principle that broadband companies like Comcast and AT&T shouldn’t pick winners and losers on the Internet, is under attack in Washington, DC. The Trump Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing to repeal the strong 2015 net neutrality … Continue reading

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Statement and Questions Regarding an Indian Court’s Order to Block

After multiple attempts to contact the relevant authorities in the Indian government regarding the recent blocking of in that country, the Internet Archive received a response early this morning indicating that two court orders (here and here) were the … Continue reading

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Canadian Library Consortia OCUL and COPPUL Join Forces with Archive-It to Expand Web Archiving in Canada

The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) have joined forces in a multi-consortial offering of Archive-It, the web archiving service of the Internet Archive. Working together, COPPUL and OCUL are … Continue reading

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TV News Record: McCain returns to vote, Spicer departs

A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. Last week, Sean Spicer left his White House post and Anthony Scaramucci, the new communications … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to a Community Screening of PBS series, AMERICAN EPIC: Sunday July 30 & Aug 6

In celebration of the launch of the “Great 78 Project” the Internet Archive is sponsoring a Community Screening of the PBS documentary series “American Epic”, an inside look at one of the greatest-ever untold stories: how the ordinary people of … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Artist in Residence Exhibition — August 5–26

By Amir Esfahani Ever Gold [Projects] is pleased to present The Internet Archive’s 2017 Artist in Residence Exhibition, an exhibition conceived in collaboration with the Internet Archive presenting the culmination of the first year of the Internet Archive’s visual arts … Continue reading

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