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== Archive Team recruiting ==
 
== Archive Team recruiting ==
 
* [[Dev|Want to code for Archive Team? Here's a starting point.]]
 
* [[Dev|Want to code for Archive Team? Here's a starting point.]]
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* Help us: '''[[warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
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* What's on: [http://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
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== Warrior based projects ==
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== Warrior-based projects ==
* [[Zoocasa]]: Getting shut down by Rogers on June 22, 2015. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|zoohouse}}'''.
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* [[Xfire]]: Social profiles to be burnt up, any day now. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|xfired}}'''.
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* [[SourceForge]]: Old, ad supported, adware supported. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|coldstorage}}'''.
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* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
 
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
* [[Halo]]: Downloading all the read-only data from Halo. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yolohalo}}'''. (Rate-limited, generally has enough volunteers.)
 
* [[Trovebox]]: Closing March 31, 2015. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|treasuretrove}}'''.
 
* [[Blogger]]: Google was to restrict public access to adult blogs, but they backed down. We're backing up Blogger anyway. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|frogger}}'''. (Content grab coming soon.)
 
  
Help us: '''[[warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
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=== Scripts only ===
What's on: [http://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
 
Combined project activity graphs [http://zeppelin.xrtc.net/corp.xrtc.net/shilling.corp.xrtc.net/project_items.html here].
 
  
 
== Manual projects ==
 
== Manual projects ==
* [[AOL]]: Climbing into the decaying walled garden. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|aohell}}'''
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* [[Coronavirus|2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak]]: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|coronarchive}}'''
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* [[Yahoo! Groups]]: Years of internet threads, soon to go private-only. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yahoosucks|network=hackint}}'''
 
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
* [[Audit2014|Audit 2014]]: It's time to verify our shit. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|auditteam}}'''.
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* [[WikiTeam]]: Saving wikis dumps (XML). And their external links for the Wayback Machine (WARC) as well as exporting MediaWiki databases. Permanent effort, [https://github.com/WikiTeam/wikiteam/wiki/Tutorial#I_have_no_shell_access_to_server everyone can help] (you choose the size of your downloads). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Download all the FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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* [[MP3.com]]: Digging through the WayBack Machine's archives to build a database of all the DAM CDs made available through the site.
* [[Froogle]]: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|froogle}}'''.
 
* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: How do we archive an archive? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|internetarchive.bak}}'''.
 
* [[ISP Hosting]]: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webroasting}}'''.
 
* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
 
* [[WikiTeam]]: permanent effort, [https://github.com/WikiTeam/wikiteam/wiki/Tutorial#I_have_no_shell_access_to_server everyone can help] (you choose the size of your downloads). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam}}'''.
 
* [[Woohoo]]: Yahoo is untrustworthy, let's do a census of all their products. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|woohoo}}'''.
 
  
== Upcoming projects ==
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== Upcoming & proposed projects ==
* [[Toshiba Support]]: Toshiba is purging old support downloads. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|}}'''.
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* [[Instacast]]: Instacast's parent company Vemedio has run out of money. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|latercast}}'''.
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<!-- Top priority: could disappear anytime now -->
* [[RadioShack]]: RadioShack is going bankrupt. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|unshackled}}'''.
 
 
<!-- Shutting down, definite deadline given -->
 
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* [[Google Moderator]]: "July 31, 2015 is Moderator’s last day." (Goes read-only on June 30.) '''IRC Channel {{IRC|moderhater}}'''.
 
* [[Club Nintendo]]: Ran out of lives. Game over for North America on July 30, 2015, September 30, 2015 for Europe and Japan. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|clubnintendont}}'''.
 
* [[Google Code]]: Google likes [[Github]] more. Shutting down on January 26, 2016. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|googlecodeblue}}'''.
 
 
<!-- Shutting down, vague deadline given -->
 
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* [[Kinja]]: Deleting all user pages, maybe? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gokinjagokinjago}}'''.
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* [[Twitter]]: Deleting inactive accounts <s>2019-12-11</s> sometime. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|twitterdead}}'''.
 
<!-- Shutting down, no deadline given -->
 
<!-- Shutting down, no deadline given -->
* [[Panoramio]]: [[Google]] is migrating photos only (no metadata!) to Maps. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|paranormio}}'''.
 
 
<!-- Archiving the archives -->
 
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* [[Orkut]]: Orkut got kut on September 30, 2014. It lives on as a public archive. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|throatkut}}'''.
 
 
<!-- Misc. projects (unmaintained sites, distrust in owners) -->
 
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* [[Picasa|Picasa Web Albums]]: Main page redirecting to Google Plus, future uncertain. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|picasso}}'''.
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* [[GitHub]]: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|getgit}}'''.
* [[Blipfoto]]: <s>Went into liquidation on March 11, 2015, future uncertain.</s> Acquired on March 25, 2015, we're still grabbing it anyway. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|fotofinish}}'''.
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* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
* [[Comcast Personal Web Pages]]: Time Warner Cable closed their web hosting before it could be archived, let's make sure that doesn't happen with Comcast as well. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|comclose}}'''.
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* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
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* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal}}'''.
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* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
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* [[Reddit]]: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|shreddit|network=hackint}}'''.
 
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee}}'''.
 
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee}}'''.
* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
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* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
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* [[Giphy]]: Bought by Facebook, to be "integrated" (assimilated) into Instagram https://news.knowyourmeme.com/news/facebook-to-buy-giphy
  
== Recently finished ==
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== Recently finished projects ==
 
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* [[Pomf.se]]: Sweden-based file sharing service ran out of money. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pomfret}}'''.
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* [[League of Legends#LoL_Boards_&_Forum|League of Legends Boards & Forum]]: Riot forcing Boards to surrender at 20 then smiting it and the forum archive on March 16th. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam-bs}}'''.
* [[Google Baraza]]: Read-only, getting deleted on April 30, 2015. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|bonanza}}'''.
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* [[8tracks]]: social network around audio streaming and creating playlists, was going to shut down 2019-12-31 but has been acquired and restored. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|8ball|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Last.fm]]: Switching codebases in the first two weeks of April, some user-generated content might be lost. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|lastchance.fm}}'''.
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* [[Plays.tv]]: Stopping.tv on 2019-12-15. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|stops.tv|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[YouTube]]: Making playlists of liked videos private on 2019-12-05. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|down-the-tube|network=hackint}}'''.
  
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== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
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* [[Angelfire]]: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|angelonfire}}'''.
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* [[Audit2014|Audit 2014]]: It's time to verify our shit. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|auditteam}}'''. THIS PROJECT IS ON HIATUS AND WILL BE RETURNED TO AS AUDIT2018.
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* [[Flickr]]: <s>[[Yahoo!]]</s> SmugMug decided to kill it after finding Yahoo!'s plans to do so before they were bought by Verizon. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flickrfckr}}'''.
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* [[Freeml]]: Japanese mailing list provider is sending its final email 2019-12-02. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|fml}}'''.
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* [[FTP]]: Help us find and download all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
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* [[Google News Archive]]: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|papersplease}}'''.
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* [[DevPort]]: This [http://developerportfolio.com/ portfolio SaaS provider] has [http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/65135/need-some-help-saas-provider-is-dead-but-my-site-is-still-up-how-should-i-grab-it reportedly] been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
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* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: Grab a slice of the big cake of [[Internet Archive|The Archive]]! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|internetarchive.bak}}'''.
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* [[ISP Hosting]]: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webroasting}}'''.
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* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. <!-- Help with server power or by finding more news sites.-->Currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
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* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
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* [[Quizlet]]: Flashcards and other learning tools '''IRC Channel {{IRC|quizletusin}}'''.
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* [[Tumblr]]: [[Yahoo!]] considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|tumbledown}}'''.
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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
  
<small>ArchiveTeam uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[IRC|More info]]</small>
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<small>ArchiveTeam primarily uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]</small><br>
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<small>ArchiveTeam also uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/ – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]

Latest revision as of 20:47, 18 May 2020

Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on EFnet).

Scripts only

Manual projects

  • 2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. IRC Channel #coronarchive (on EFnet)
  • Yahoo! Groups: Years of internet threads, soon to go private-only. IRC Channel #yahoosucks (on hackint)
  • ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel #archivebot (on EFnet).
  • WikiTeam: Saving wikis dumps (XML). And their external links for the Wayback Machine (WARC) as well as exporting MediaWiki databases. Permanent effort, everyone can help (you choose the size of your downloads). IRC Channel #wikiteam (on EFnet).
  • MP3.com: Digging through the WayBack Machine's archives to build a database of all the DAM CDs made available through the site.

Upcoming & proposed projects

Recently finished projects

  • League of Legends Boards & Forum: Riot forcing Boards to surrender at 20 then smiting it and the forum archive on March 16th. IRC Channel #archiveteam-bs (on EFnet).
  • 8tracks: social network around audio streaming and creating playlists, was going to shut down 2019-12-31 but has been acquired and restored. IRC Channel #8ball (on hackint).
  • Plays.tv: Stopping.tv on 2019-12-15. IRC Channel #stops.tv (on hackint).
  • YouTube: Making playlists of liked videos private on 2019-12-05. IRC Channel #down-the-tube (on hackint).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

ArchiveTeam primarily uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090More info
ArchiveTeam also uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/More info