Will LLMs worsen link rot?

Link rot is bad enough already, probably going to get worse if “sources” are added automatically.

Example Conversation

“Comparing Animal Strengths in Relation to Humans” linked to “Influence of the Hohenwarte reservoir on tilt and strain observations at Moxa”
“Human vs. Animal Physical Capabilities” was a 404 on oxford academic.

Since it’s prone to hallucinating external information, there seems to be a tendency to either get links wrong, or make them up entirely. In some non-web-enabled ones it would claim to read a link provided, and tries to guess the content based on link text.