[Ads-l] Internet Archive

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 13 21:49:45 UTC 2023

I'm guessing that any loss of functionality can be attributed to Internet
Archive coming to grips with their ongoing legal issues. After losing a
copyright infringement case against four publishers, the publishers
announced on Friday that "they had negotiated a deal with the archive that
would remove all their copyright books from the site." From the NYTimes:


The IA blog says, "We expect that, at least while the appeal is pending,
there will be changes to our lending program, but the full scope of those
changes is a question pending with the district court."


On Sun, Aug 13, 2023 at 5:16 PM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

> I have had the same experience with Internet Archve the last few days.
> Fred Shapiro
> ________________________________
> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Bill
> Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM>
> Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2023 10:10 PM
> Subject: Internet Archive
> I just tried some searches on the Internet Archive (specifically, checking
> antedatings for "zero gravity").  None of the filters or sorts seem to be
> working.

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