British Library to archive UK websites

Finally, the British Library has been granted the necessary legal powers to archive websites based in the UK (with .uk domain names and others hosted in the UK). These powers are similar to those that require every publisher in the UK to provide copies of printed publications to the BL.

An increasing amount of information is only published online, and as web pages change or are deleted, we are losing an important record of our history and culture.

Head over to the Guardian to read more.

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