British Library opens website graveyard

The British Library has launched the UK Web Archive, where old websites go to die.The idea is that millions of obsolete UK sites will be stored for re

The British Library has launched the UK Web Archive, where old websites go to die.

The idea is that millions of obsolete UK sites will be stored for research purposes. Already in the archive is The Credit Crunch, listing high-street victims of the recession, as well as the Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth Project.

According to the British Library, the average life expectancy of a website is just 44-75 days and at least 10% of all UK websites are lost or replaced within six months.

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