Brewster Kahle on the Internet Archive

We offered unlimited storage, unlimited bandwidth, for ever, for free — to anybody who has something to share that belongs in a library.

Brewster Kahle, Entertainment Gathering Conference 2007 (republished as a TED Talk). The above quote is at 14:19.

The crux of it is of course “something that belongs in a library”. If one has something that could conceivably be held in a library, then there should be a library in which it can be held; the Internet Archive is one possibility.

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