Friday, December 16, 2016

Canada saving US government climate data

This is both pretty interesting and pathetically sad. Canada is rushing to archive US government data on the climate. This is to avoid the loss of the data, loss of access to the data, or inappropriate manipulation of the data under the Trump presidency.

"The Internet Archive, which also stores copies of billions of websites, said in November it wants to keep a back-up in Canada following Donald Trump's US election victory and is raising money for the expensive endeavor. The non-profit organization said it felt it was necessary in order to prepare "for a web that may face greater restrictions".

 Read more about it here http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38324045

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