Cyberspace is forever

 
Did you know that once you put something on the internet it stays there forever?

There was a lot of news recently about privacy in the digital age we now live in.  Back in 2002 I had written a piece on that subject for a web site in England.  I thought it might be relevant today and that I might repost it so I looked for it.  I was surprised to learn that I no longer had a copy of it on my computer’s hard drive.  I couldn’t find it on the servers at Dreamhost where my websites are hosted either.  I tried to visit the site where it had been published but found the site was no longer in existence.

But nothing that enters cyberspace ever dies.  You doubt the eternal existence of the internet?  Well just click here to see what my site looked like 10 years ago.
So I went searching.  I found it.  (Now I can check and see if I want to repost it.)
Want to check out what a site looked like in the past?  Go here and type in the website address.

(And you thought you had gotten rid of that embarrassing post!  SORRY!)

 

 

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