Save a web page as proof that it appeared first on the Internet


  1. At least in the case of Google Maps (“street views”), this feature says it will not work “due to robots.txt”; checking some local government public information pages, apache tomcat prohibits Wayback from archiving on its own for you or for itself (so Wayback says); so using this feature seems to be dependent on fussy a site is about wanting to keep details of appended public records in the past, or about complying with EU-type “right to be forgotten” laws/rulings, or both. Cheers!

  2. I’m using a bookmarklet to quickly archive pages, it works seamlessly. A quick google search will show a few reputable sites to get the bookmarklet.

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