Radio Program: “Link Rot, Pay Walls and the Perils of Preservation”
“Link Rot, Pay Walls and the Perils of Preservation” aired on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Radio National’s “Future Tense with Antony Funnell” program on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
The cliché is that once something goes online, it’s up there forever.
But the truth is that the Internet has a memory problem and some of what we’re losing – or could potentially lose – has significance and value.
While archivists struggle with the challenge of preserving our digital record, the rise of pay walls present a particular problem.
Clare Stanton – Communications and Outreach, Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law School
Mark Graham – Director, Wayback Machine, Internet Archive
David Fricker – Director General, National Archives of Australia
Rebecca Cremona – Senior Developer, Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law School
Clifford Lynch – Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.