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== Warrior based projects ==
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== Warrior-based projects ==
 
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* [[GitHub]]: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gitgud|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Tencent Weibo]]: Chinese Twitter-clone miniblog shutting down on September 28, 2020. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|twocents|network=hackint}}'''.
  
* [[Roblox|Roblox Forums]]: Roblox is blowing up all of the forums on December 11th. We're going in for round two. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|robloxd}}'''.
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* [[Vidme]]: Newer products are better! So let's put the old one in the shredder on December 14th. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|vidmeh}}'''.
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* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
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* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
 
* [[WikiTeam]] ([[WARC]] format): Saving wikis and their external links for the Wayback Machine. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam}}'''.
 
  
 
=== Scripts only ===
 
=== Scripts only ===
* [[FTP]]: Download all the FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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* Classic [[Google Sites]]: Making sites inaccessible to the public starting November 1, 2020. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|nearlylostmygoogles|network=hackint}}'''.
 
 
== [[ArchiveBot]] projects==
 
* [[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 {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
* [[Raptr]]: AMD's cash went away, and now it's running out, closing on September 30th. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
* [[Sears Canada]]: Reinventing the bankruptcy process through early 2018. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
* [[Ars Technica UK]]: UK staff all laid off. [https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/936328601095626752 Jason asked us to.] '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
* [[The Consumerist]]: Consumer Reports: "Having Lots of Loyal Readers is Greatly Overrated". '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
  
 
== 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|network=hackint}}'''
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
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* [[Yahoo! Groups]]: Years of internet threads, soon to go private-only. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yahoosucks|network=hackint}}'''
* [[Audit2014|Audit 2014]]: It's time to verify our shit. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|auditteam}}'''.
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* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Froogle]]: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|froogle}}'''.
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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|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Help us find all 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.
* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: Grab a slice of the big cake of [[Internet Archive|The 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}}'''.
 
* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
 
* [[WikiTeam]] (XML dumps): 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}}'''.
 
* [[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 ==
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* [[DNAinfo]] and Gothamist: Abruptly ceased operations and was briefly taken offline after a unionization occurred. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
 
 
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* [[Endomondo]]: GPS workout tracker with optional social networking features, shutting down 2020-12-31. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|findelmundo|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Chrome Web Store]]: Google has announced a timeline of policy changes that will lead to content being removed between December 1, 2020 and June 2022. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|chromeweblore|network=hackint}}'''.
 
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* [[Kinja]]: Deleting all user pages, maybe? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gokinjagokinjago|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Twitter]]: Deleting inactive accounts <s>2019-12-11</s> sometime. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|twitterdead}}'''.
 
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* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
== Proposed projects ==
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* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
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* [[NeoGAF]]: Currently undergoing [[reddit]]-like riots due to a sexual harassment scandal involving the site owner. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|neogaffe}}'''.
 
* [[The Escapist]]: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. '''IRC Channel TBD'''.
 
* [[DeviantART]]: Being [https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/23/website-builder-wix-acquires-art-community-deviantart-for-36m/ bought by Wix], users may be unhappy with "access to that work to use in their own site building" on Wix. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|devianttart}}.
 
 
* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal}}'''.
 
* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal}}'''.
* [[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.
 
* [[Tumblr]]: [[Yahoo!]] considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|stumblr}}'''.
 
 
* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
 
* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).  
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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}}'''.
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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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* [[Miiverse]]: Nintendo's Switching away from Miiverse on November 8th (UTC). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|miiworse}}'''.
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* [[Clutch]]: Game clips site that lost a clutch-or-kick bet, getting kicked on August 14 2020. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pearls|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Bitbucket]]: Kicking the bucket on Mercurial repositories by July 1 2020 to worship Git instead. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|kickthebucket|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Mixer]]: Video game streaming network shutting down 2020-07-23. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|mixdown|network=hackint}}'''
  
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
 
== 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|network=hackint}}'''.
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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|network=hackint}}'''.
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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|network=hackint}}'''.
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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|network=hackint}}'''.
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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|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam|network=hackint}}'''.
  
* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
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<small>ArchiveTeam primarily uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/ – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]
* [[Flickr]]: [[Yahoo!]] decided to kill it, now Yahoo has been acquired. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flickrfckr}}'''.
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<small>ArchiveTeam also has some channels left on the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]</small><br>
 
 
<small>ArchiveTeam uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[IRC|More info]]</small>
 

Latest revision as of 04:36, 28 November 2020

Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • GitHub: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. IRC Channel #gitgud (on hackint).
  • Tencent Weibo: Chinese Twitter-clone miniblog shutting down on September 28, 2020. IRC Channel #twocents (on hackint).
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on hackint).

Scripts only

Manual projects

  • 2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. IRC Channel #coronarchive (on hackint)
  • 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 hackint).
  • 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 hackint).
  • 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

  • Clutch: Game clips site that lost a clutch-or-kick bet, getting kicked on August 14 2020. IRC Channel #pearls (on hackint).
  • Bitbucket: Kicking the bucket on Mercurial repositories by July 1 2020 to worship Git instead. IRC Channel #kickthebucket (on hackint).
  • Mixer: Video game streaming network shutting down 2020-07-23. IRC Channel #mixdown (on hackint)

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

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