Library Of Congress Archiving All Tweets

By: Monday January 7, 2013 9:29 am

Under a program initiated by Twitter and the Library Of Congress 170 Billion Tweets have been archived.


US National Archives Has Blocked Searches for ‘WikiLeaks’

By: Saturday November 3, 2012 10:00 am

Searches for “WikiLeaks” in the public search engine for the US National Archives have been blocked, according to a posting at Any search containing the word “WikiLeaks (like “Congress” and “WikiLeaks”) turns up an error message.

WikiLeaks reacted on Twitter, “The US National Archives has literally turned into Orwell’s Ministry of Truth.” In another more vivid message, “The US state is literally eating its own brain by censoring its own collective memories about WikiLeaks.” And, in another message, “The US National Archives censoring searches for its records containing the word ‘WikiLeaks’ is absolutely absurd.”

How WikiLeaks Books Came to Be Liberated & No Longer Categorized Under ‘Extremist Websites’

By: Saturday July 23, 2011 1:00 pm

The Library of Congress (LOC) and the National Library of Australia (NLA) have, in the past week, reviewed their categorization for WikiLeaks books that were on file. A bottom-up movement of WikiLeaks supporters and writers on Twitter going back and forth on how WikiLeaks books were being categorized led the LOC and NLA to mount this review. And, reviews by the LOC and NLA led to a change in categorization, meaning no longer will WikiLeaks books be categorized under the subject header “Extremist Websites.”

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