Current Projects

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Warrior based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • 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 (WARC format): Saving wikis and their external links for the Wayback Machine. IRC Channel #wikiteam.

Scripts only

Manual projects

Upcoming projects

Proposed projects

  • 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 #horrify.
  • NeoGAF: Currently undergoing reddit-like riots due to a sexual harassment scandal involving the site owner. IRC Channel #neogaffe.
  • 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 #devianttart.
  • LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel #recordedjournal.
  • 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 #stumblr.
  • Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel #pwnlog.
  • 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 #yarharfiddlededee.

Recently finished

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

  • yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel #archiveteam.
  • Flickr: Yahoo! decided to kill it, now Yahoo has been acquired. IRC Channel #flickrfckr.

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