Internet Archive Canada, a small non-profit company, fired 35 of its 47 employees on Wednesday due to a massive drop in donations.
The Toronto chapter of Internet Archive’s website Archive.org, the only one in Canada, has been running eighteen scanners, each manned by an operator, for 16 hours a day in two shifts. A skeleton crew is being kept but most of the staff will leave on August 12 unless a "white knight" with funding appears soon.
You can read more in an article by Liam Casey in TheStar.com at http://goo.gl/5vrhp.
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