Using the Wayback Machine and Google Analytics to Find Hidden Web Connections

Justin Clark, Bellingcat:

[…] Bellingcat has developed a lightweight open source research tool — Wayback Google Analytics — which automates the collection of tracking codes and discovery of relationships between websites using copies of sites maintained by The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. This will help researchers sidestep recent changes to how Google manages its analytics data.

This is one of those things that is worth bookmarking now because you might find yourself needing it months-to-years down the road. Via Andy Baio, naturally.