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Warrior based projects
- Google+: Google finally realised they failed. Shutting down by April 2019. Archive Team's largest grab to date with 675 TB saved and counting. IRC Channel #googleminus.
Yahoo! SmugMug decided to kill it after finding Yahoo!'s plans to do so before they were bought by Verizon. IRC Channel #flickrfckr.
- Tumblr: Yahoo! considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. IRC Channel #tumbledown.
- NewsGrabber: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. IRC Channel #newsgrabber.
- URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam.
- WikiTeam: Saving wikis dumps (XML). And their external links for the Wayback Machine (WARC) as well as xporting Mediawiki databases. Permanent effort, everyone can help (you choose the size of your downloads). IRC Channel #wikiteam.
Active Projects Not Yet Ingesting
- ZAM Network: Setting several sites on fire in autumn 2018.
- Mozilla Addons (aka addons.mozilla.org, AMO): deleting legacy addons in October 2018. IRC Channel #outofammo.
- UOL Forums: The "Brazilian AOL" UOL will nuke their big forums on 7 January 2019. IRC Channel #UhOhL.
Hiatus / Missed the Mark
- Textream: Yahoo! Japan killing yet another platform... Large Japanese discussion forum going down in early January 2019 (?). IRC Channel #textreamer.
- Google News Archive: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? IRC Channel #papersplease.
- Quizlet: Flashcards and other learning tools IRC Channel #quizletusin.
- yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel #archiveteam.
- Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel #auditteam. THIS PROJECT IS ON HIATUS AND WILL BE RETURNED TO AS A AUDIT2018.
- Google Groups: "Gone within a year" (SketchCow, 2016-06-07).
- The Escapist: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. IRC Channel TBD.
- YTMND: Supposed to be "shutting down soon" in 2016, but still up 2 years later. IRC Channel TBD.
- DevPort: This portfolio SaaS provider has reportedly been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
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