Weekly web archiving roundup for the week of July 23, 2014:
- “How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17“, by Caitlin Dewey (@caitlindewey). Wayback Machine, the nonprofit Web crawler that archives old versions of Web pages, captured evidence last Friday that a pro-Russian group was behind the attacks.
- “Digital archaeologists dig up Internet’s past“, by Drew Turney. In an age in which uninterrupted access to the sum total of human knowledge now seems a given, we’re in paradoxical danger of losing a lot of recent history.