- link + rot (Wiktionary)
“Waxy. filthy light thief: Jakob Neilsen coined the term linkrot broadly as links that originally worked but are now broken.”
“I wrote about linkrot and the problems with online permanence back in August.”
“Our cavalier refusal to ask these questions only exacerbates the problem of linkrot.”
“July 22, 2005 10: 34 robotanders: skritchy, linkrot? where? the links in the post work for me.”
“When web pages have a half life of only two years on average, the problem of linkrot means that a lot of information on public websites may well not be there several years in the future Wallace Koehler, âKeeping the Web Garden Weeded: Managing the Elusive URLâ?”
“Further to an earlier post I made on SLAW on the topic of linkrot i.e., the problem of references in scholarly publications to websites that no longer have valid URLs, the current edition of the Law Library Journal from the American Association of Law Libraries also has a nice article on the topic of linkrot – see:”
“One ironic example of linkrot in the Canadian legal context is the disappearance of two major government-sponsored reports on the promising role that the Internet will play in Canadian economic and cultural survival.”
“Further to an earlier post I made on SLAW on the topic of linkrot  i.e., the problem of references in scholarly publications to websites that no longer have valid URLs, the current edition of the Law Library Journal  from the American Association of Law Libraries  also has a nice article on the topic of linkrot – see:”
“Surely there is evidence of this confusion – correspondence, e-mail, notes, phone logs, transcribed conversations, second-hand accounts, lipstick scrawled on a napkin, quotes lost to linkrot.”
“This is a phenomenon known as “linkrot,” and makes it difficult for sites to ever really be integrated with the rest of the web. (cvillenews. com, for example, has been unable to link to Progress stories.)”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘linkrot’.
these came into effect from 2011
Buzzwords of our time
Looking for tweets for linkrot.