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The Tech Deck

Need access to federal websites?

In case you haven't heard, the Federal Government is shut down for the moment. In a completely nonsensical (from a technical perspective) act, a bunch of federal websites have been taken down and replaced with this very welcoming message:

In case you really, really needed to have access to some content from the Library of Congress or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) websites or any number of other acronymically challenged Federal Government websites, you can rest easy. The awesome chaps at archive.org have your back:

Blacked Out Government Websites Available Through Wayback Machine

They have archived quite a few of the sites, and I'm sure there's more available too. (For funsies, while you're there, you should also do an archive.org search of old spokane.net and spokesmanreview.com websites.)



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