Well, this is an interesting idea, but it has one small drawback. Namely, the Internet Archive’s willingness to hide results for a site if their robots.txt blocks the archiver bot or what not.

You’d need to also encourage people running news sites not to say, randomly block every bot that isn’t associated with Google or Bing, or get the Internet Archive to not hide sites based on robots.txt.

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