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- What's on: online tracker.
Warrior based projects
Yahoo!SmugMug decided to kill it after finding Yahoo!'s plans to do so before they were bought by Verizon. IRC Channel .
- Tumblr: Yahoo! considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. IRC Channel .
- 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: 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 .
- FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel .
- ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. 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 .
- GeoCities Japan: It's GeoCities all over again... The Japanese version shuts down in March 2019. IRC Channel .
Active Projects Not Yet Ingesting
- Textream: Yahoo! Japan killing yet another platform... Large Japanese discussion forum going down in early January 2019 (?). IRC Channel .
- Google+: Google finally realised they failed. Shutting down by April 2019. IRC Channel .
- Imgur: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. IRC Channel .
- JamiiForums: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. IRC Channel .
- ZAM Network: Setting several sites on fire in autumn 2018.
- GitHub: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. IRC Channel .
- LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel .
- Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel .
- The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel .
- Angelfire: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. IRC Channel .
- Valhalla: Where to store what even the Internet Archive doesn't have space for?
- Mozilla Addons (aka addons.mozilla.org, AMO): deleting legacy addons in October 2018. IRC Channel .
- Tindeck: Creative Commons audio hosting site going silent on 2018-08-01. IRC Channel .
- UOL Forums: The "Brazilian AOL" UOL will nuke their big forums on 7 January 2019. IRC Channel .
Hiatus / Missed the Mark
- AccuWeather Forums: discussion forum for meteorologists shut down end of 2018. IRC Channel .
- UOL Blogs and UOL Fotoblogs: UOL shut down their blogging platforms end of January 2019. IRC Channel .
- Google News Archive: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? IRC Channel .
- Quizlet: Flashcards and other learning tools IRC Channel .
- yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel .
- Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel . 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.