The UK Moves to Preserve its Digital History, Paywalled Content (and Some Tweets) Included

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By: David Meyer | paidContent

For the last century, the U.K. has had what is known as a legal deposit law requiring a copy of every book, pamphlet, magazine and newspaper to be sent to the British Library, and allowing five other major libraries to also request copies. Now the rules are being updated: from Saturday, the same will apply to digital content, including blogs and other content published online.

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