I don’t remember where I got the original link to the first article here; probably Metafilter or something. anyway…
Jason Scott is angered by the callousness displayed by companies to whom people have entrusted their digital lives, and posts about it.
Slashdotted, he is inundated with snotty, cynical geek responses, and lashes back, in the process conceiving of a team of amateur archivists who spring into action, and mirror those who can’t mirror themselves!
Mere days later, this team begins to coalesce into existence.
I find this all awesome.