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Censorship’s Slope Is Always Slippery And The Internet Archive’s Embrace Of Biased ‘Fact-Checking’ Proves It by Helen Buyniski

The Internet Archive has begun slapping “fact-checks” on archived pages, supposedly to provide “context” they’re missing. But readers don’t need their thoughts babysat, and it’s a small step to deleting the page altogether. The nonprofit, which operates the Wayback Machine – an archive of old web pages spanning decades – announced last week that it would begin adding “fact-checks” and “convenient links to contextual information” to certain archived pages, unsettling internet freedom activists and researchers who rely upon the 40-petabyte mega-archive to do their work.
https://www.rt.com/op-ed/505437-internet-archive-censorship-slippery-slope

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