EU Agencies Falsely Report More Than 550 Archive.org URLs as Terrorist Content
In the past week, the Internet Archive has received a series of email notices from Europol’s European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) falsely identifying hundreds of URLs on archive.org as “terrorist propaganda”. It would be bad enough if the mistaken URLs in these examples were for a set of relatively obscure items on our site, but the EU IRU’s lists include some of the most visited pages on archive.org and materials that obviously have high scholarly and research value. At least 550 archive.org URLs were falsely identified by the EU IRU in the past week as terrorist propaganda, including:
Again, these examples are only a few of the some 550 falsely identified URLs.