ASCII by Jason Scott / Archiveteam! The Geocities Torrent →

October 29th, 2010

Geocities lives on. Yahoo deleted Geocities a year ago, but these guys made a best effort to download and archive the entire site. They made a good effort, and have a 1TB torrent of what they managed to save. Sadly, it isn't all of it.

What we were facing, you see, was the wholesale destruction of … digital heritage, the erasing and silencing of hundreds of thousands of voices, voices that representing the dawn of what one might call “regular people” joining the World Wide Web.

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