My take on this is that archive.org is still the best option.
The fact that they have been overtaken by spam means they
need a spring-cleaning. If enough people write in with complaints,
I am sure they will comply as best they can. Any other public site is
bound to fall victim as well - after all, it *is* the internet.
For a perpetually free-from-spam site, you may need to look for
one that requires logins, or even paid registrations or subscriptions
but that would certainly limit your audience significantly.
A subscription site like ARSC would be a good option, if they
were interested in setting up an online archive site for members.
On May 19, 2014, at 11:38 AM, CJB wrote:
> I have a number of archival recordings both sound and video to upload
> to archive sites in perpetuity - or for as long as the Internet
> I thought of YouTube - however its is not audio file friendly, it
> appends adverts, and there is a LOT of junk on there. Also being owned
> by Google it is subject to ephemeral whims as to which files are
> allowed to remain and which are summarily removed.
> Then I thought that Archive.org would be a good option. Its easy to
> upload files, metadata can be added, it does not carry advertising,
> and once uploaded a file is converted into numerous forts, and there
> is also a number of download options. BUT ... I have now found that
> there are considerable uploads of porn material and files advertising
> the services of prostitutes etc. such as Indian woman in Dubai (FGS).
> So do folks here know of other reliable - and importantly porn free -
> serious archive sites?
> Thanks -
> Chris B.