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- What's on: online tracker.
Warrior based projects
- NewsGrabber: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. IRC Channel .
- URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel .
- WikiTeam (WARC format): Saving wikis and their external links for the Wayback Machine. IRC Channel .
- FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel .
- NCIX and DirectCanada: A saga of telltale signs of a demise by bankruptcy, including many closures and alarm bells rung by customers, vendors, and even YouTube hosts. IRC Channel .
- Raptr: AMD's cash went away, and now it's running out, closing on September 30th. IRC Channel .
- Sears Canada: Reinventing the bankruptcy process through early 2018. IRC Channel .
- Ars Technica UK: UK staff all laid off. Jason asked us to. IRC Channel .
- The Consumerist: Consumer Reports: "Having Lots of Loyal Readers is Greatly Overrated". IRC Channel .
- AOL: Climbing into the decaying walled garden. IRC Channel
- ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel .
- Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel .
- Froogle: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. IRC Channel .
- FTP: Help us find all FTP sites! IRC Channel .
- INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK: Grab a slice of the big cake of The Archive! IRC Channel .
- ISP Hosting: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. IRC Channel .
- Project Newsletter: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. IRC Channel .
- Valhalla: Where to store what even the Internet Archive doesn't have space for? IRC Channel .
- WikiTeam (XML dumps): Exporting Mediawiki databases. Permanent effort, everyone can help (you choose the size of your downloads). IRC Channel .
- Woohoo: Yahoo is untrustworthy, let's do a census of all their products. IRC Channel .
- DNAinfo and Gothamist: Abruptly ceased operations and was briefly taken offline after a unionization occurred. IRC Channel .
- Storify: Now this is the story all about how Storify wants us to take a minute to preserve their content before they pack their suitcase on May 16, 2018. IRC Channel TBD.
- NeoGAF: Currently undergoing reddit-like riots due to a sexual harassment scandal involving the site owner. IRC Channel .
- The Escapist: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. IRC Channel TBD.
- DeviantART: Being bought by Wix, users may be unhappy with "access to that work to use in their own site building" on Wix. IRC Channel .
- LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel .
- DevPort: This portfolio SaaS provider has reportedly been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
- Tumblr: Yahoo! considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired. IRC Channel .
- Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel .
- Google Groups: "Gone within a year" (SketchCow, 2016-06-07).
- The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel .
- Vidme: Newer products are better! So let's put the old one in the shredder on December 14th. IRC Channel .
- Roblox Forums: Roblox is blowing up all of the forums on December 11th. We're going in for round two. IRC Channel .
- Miiverse: Nintendo's Switching away from Miiverse on November 8th (UTC). IRC Channel .
Hiatus / Missed the Mark
- yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel .
- Flickr: Yahoo! decided to kill it, now Yahoo has been acquired. IRC Channel .