Live streaming site Justin.tv removing all archived videos in a week

Live video broadcasting site Justin.tv is freeing up space. Lots of it. The site announced today that it will be deleting all archived broadcasts that are stored on its servers starting next week. That’s seven years worth of video that’s going into the recycling bin.

Those videos charter the site’s rise from a small startup centered on live streaming co-founder Justin Kan’s life 24/7 to a massive web destination that accounts for nearly two percent of all US internet traffic. However, Justin.tv is far different from what it once was. Most all of that traffic doesn’t come from Justin.tv — one of its sub-channels dedicated to video games, Twitch, has essentially consumed its parent site. Earlier this year, the parent company renamed…

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