Find-A-Grave Save to Wayback Machine Change

In the past, you could save Find-A-Grave memorials, photos, etc. to the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/. Now, it gives an error message when I try adding new items from Find-A-Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com – Access Denied

Error code 15

This request was blocked by the security rules

You can still find much of the old saved Find-A-Grave stuff on the Wayback Machine – https://web.archive.org/web/*/www.findagrave.com. Don’t know if it will last, but for now, most of what people saved before the change is still visible.

For those not familiar with the Wayback Machine – https://archive.org/about/

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. Our mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.

The Wayback Machine allows websites to opt out of being added to their site. I haven’t ran across too many incidents where a site had opted out. I mentioned an example a while back: MooseRoots Is Gone.

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