[LINK] Australia's online history 'facing extinction'

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Thu May 7 15:02:44 EST 2009


Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:

> Australia's online history 'facing extinction'
> By Brigid Andersen
> ABC News
> http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/05/07/2563251.htm

...

> "We've been going for quite a while and we have at the moment about
> 2.9 terabytes of information, but that is a drop in the ocean to what
> has been produced since 1996," he said.

I agree... That's a pathetic amount of data to have collected. How much
have Australian's paid for that? What's their engineering approach? How
do they decide what to archive?

Mikal


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