The Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive, one of the most useful and important Internet research tools, recently reached a major milestone.
In a blog post, archive founder Brewster Kahle announced that The Wayback Machine now provides access an index containing more than 240 billion URLs (about five petabytes of data), with archived pages dating back to 1996.
The amount of newly accessible archived material is huge. Prior to this update, The Wayback Machine provided access to about 150 billion URLs.
Researchers should note that a small amount of the index available in the prior r [...]
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