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How to preserve history online

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In the age of the internet with information flying around the globe in unprecedented quantity at unprecedented speeds, what exactly happens to history?

What's worth saving, compiling or interpreting and what should be dumped in the digital dustbin?

Does the internet offer new opportunities for all of us to create our personal histories?

Daniel Seiberg reports.

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