New UK law will steal your orphan pictures

Photo: opensourceway You know those pictures you took at a friend’s barbecue? It was after you’d been to the beach. I know you remember that. You put a whole album of photos from that trip on Flickr. You know, the ones you never got around to tagging as yours? Well, a new British law could…

British Library to begin archiving UK internet

The British Library is ready to start a new archiving scheme, which will collect and preserve the UK internet for posterity. Starting this week the British Library <a href=”http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/453908/20130405/british-library-archive-uk-web-news-publications.htm”>plans to capture and record around a billion webpages a year. </a> Culture Minister <a href=”http://pressandpolicy.bl.uk/Press-Releases/Click-to-save-the-nation-s-digital-memory-61b.aspx”>Ed Vaizey MP said</a>: “Legal deposit arrangements remain vitally important. Preserving and…