IT: New Report: Pre-Slipped Slope - censorware vs Wayback archive

Seth Finkelstein
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 14:08:47 -0500

New anticensorware report from Seth Finkelstein:
Available at:
The Pre-Slipped Slope - censorware vs the Wayback Machine web archive

Abstract: This report examines how various censorware programs blacklist 
an extensive (100 Terabytes) web-site archive called the "Wayback Machine".
The control requirements of censorware lead to considering this
archive site as a "Loophole" or "proxy avoidance systems". The
censorware slippery-slope logic (or flying leap off a sharp cliff)
leading to suppressing such a digital library is discussed.

The Wayback Machine is at

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