Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

July 08, 2005

Artifacts from posted an interesting relic to its home page today to celebrate its 10th year on the Web: the link is here:

Don't you love that old NCSA-approved battleship grey color scheme?

Amazon's display of its old home page is interesting, because it's an example of an early relic that the Internet Archive doesn't have in its collection (the archive's collection of pages only extends back as far as late 1998).

I can only wonder how many more early sites are out there on old Zip drives and perhaps even 1.44 MB floppy disks!

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