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Archive Team: A Distributed Preservation of Service Attack

Jason Scott is my favorite archivist; I’ve written about his work on early LOL Cats, Computer Beach Party, his BBS Documentary, and his talk at Defcon 18 about inter-(software)-pirate battles. His latest talk, from Defcon 19, is the best yet — Scott explains what the Archive Team does, why it matters, and what it has saved. [...]