Archiving the Internet
by Joshua Coates,
Director of Engineering and Operations,
The Internet Archive

Josh describes the size of the Internet Archives objective and where they stand in archiving the Internet. He also discusses related objectives in archiving films the Book Mobile project and (a search engine that spans time in addition to current keyword indexes). It begins with an introduction by Bill Selmeier.

This talk was orignially delivered on September 16, 2003 and went for about 1.25 hours.

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