Le mar. 30 juin 2015 à 4:41, Lilburne <lilbu...@tygers-of-wrath.net> a écrit :
Lesson: the
internet is ephemeral and the only permanent record is on physical material.

Digital media can be more technically demanding to work with, but I wouldn't say it is intrinsically ephemeral, much less that physical media is more enduring or even that it is the only trustworthy medium. Both hard and electronic information need a physical substratum, the difference is that digital computers make the substratum irrelevant, for they excell at making perfect copies to a different substratum with negligible cost. Networking and free/open formats enhence the advantage of digital media over physical ones.

The Web is to be blamed for the problem of dead links, not the Internet. This is particular to how URLs work. The copyright industry trolls can attest how difficult it is to kill resources identified by name or content, not location; for instance, using magnet links.
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