The difference is that the Internet Archive unlike YouTube will rarely remove a video. Kahle is committed to preserving history in all its forms, even the ugly ones. It's a lesson he thinks the mainstream media, with its whitewashed coverage of the war, would do well to learn. If we don't remember the past, we're doomed to repeat it.
Annalee Newitz is a surly media nerd who always pays attention to what she's told to forget.