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This is a big-league fact-checking tool.
One of the most important stewards of the internet has launched a new archive that can only be described as big league.
The Trump Archive is searchable and organized by types of videos, including specific television shows Trump has appeared on, making it easier than ever for researchers or curious citizens to dig through what Trump has said and when.
Launched over two decades ago, the Internet Archive saves more than 300 million web pages each week. It also provides tools like the Wayback Machine, which lets users preserve web pages and social media posts in case they get deleted or altered, and the Open Library, a collection of more than 3 million free ebooks.
In November, the Internet Archive announced that it would launch the Internet Archive Canada, a complete backup of its saved data created to avoid any possible attempts to tamper with its system by Trump or Republicans in Congress.
Andrew Couts is the former editor of Layer 8, a section dedicated to the intersection of the Internet and the state—and the gaps in between. Prior to the Daily Dot, Couts served as features editor and features writer for Digital Trends, associate editor of TheWeek.com, and associate editor at Maxim magazine. When he’s not working, Couts can be found hiking with his German shepherds or blasting around on motorcycles.