Preserving the Nation’s Sound Archives: Track One
The Library of Congress has just announced a plan to preserve the nation’s audio archives. An admirable commitment from the standpoint of music lovers, and perhaps a good starting point, but Tom Cole’s NPR report raises a host of questions -– technical, legal, maybe political — about how this will actually happen. One such issue that lovers of vinyl might raise: is a digital copy really the best way to preserve sound? What do you think?
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