Digital Traces: Archiving in digital domains

Presentation delivered today at Open Edit, held at Park Street Mews, Colombo. A lively discussion ensued focussed around the politics of exclusion, power, the nature of corporate ownership over archived web content, questions over the nature of access, retention, formats, fundamental questions over the right to be forgotten and the interest of some to not be tracked, traced or archived versus what is today a transnational, pervasive surveillance architecture.


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