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The day that the internet archive was down for a few hours – time to sponsor them.

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/12/17

In an era where we’ve become dependent on 24/7 communications and availability of the internet, but even more so on archives of information that appeared, became fake and then denied, the Internet Archive (including the WayBack machine) was down for a few hours because of a PGE power outage in San Francisco.

(Posted late because, well the “missed schedule” bug is back)

So this is a reminder to sponsor the Internet Acrhive. Because we can.


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Encoding horror: Wayback Machine “Sorry.This snapshot cannot be displayed due to an internal error.”

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/10/13

Sorry.This snapshot cannot be displayed due to an internal error.

When the Wayback Machine tries to display the archivedöhntopp/posts/2yw9QFgCdtx which is about Unicode encoding horror.

The real horror? This used to work in the past.

Luckily it’s archived on


Later: credit where credit is due, as they fixed it:

[WayBack] WayBack didn’t respond to me, but instead fixed the archival of +Kristian Köhntopp’s G+ posts:… – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+*/*

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Internet Archive Wayback machine – New Beta Release Allows Users to Keyword Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/24

I totally missed this because most of my WayBack activity is through the JavaScript buttons on my Chrome toolbar, so here it is:

A month ago, the WayBack machine introduced a new beta that allows for searching inside the archives.

Some links:

There actually seem to be two betas going on at the same time:


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