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The Internet’s history is a precarious thing, as anyone still mourning for GeoCities can tell you. Preservational efforts have been enthusiastic, but haphazard: Google has a substantial chunk of Usenet preserved, and the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine is the Amazon basin of K Holes, but just try finding that random page where you read that thing about Spiderman a decade ago.
Well, in the last couple of years, universities and other institutions have apparently realized there’s a whole big treasure trove of information clogging up those InterTubes, and maybe they might want to participate in archiving it.