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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
 
 
* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
 
* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
 
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
 
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
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== [[ArchiveBot]] projects==
 
== [[ArchiveBot]] projects==
* [[Ars Technica UK]]: UK staff all laid off. [https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/936328601095626752 Jason asked us to.] '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
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* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[Sears Canada]]: Reinventing the bankruptcy process through early 2018. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
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* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[The Consumerist]]: Consumer Reports: "Having Lots of Loyal Readers is Greatly Overrated". '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
  
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* [[NeoGAF]]: Currently undergoing [[reddit]]-like riots due to a sexual harassment scandal involving the site owner. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|neogaffe}}'''.
 
* [[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'''.
 
* [[The Escapist]]: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. '''IRC Channel TBD'''.
* [[NCIX]] and [[DirectCanada]]: An investigation into recent telltale signs of a demise, including whole-province closures and alarm bells rung by customers, distributors, and even YouTube hosts. '''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}}.
 
* [[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}}'''.
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* [[Miiverse]]: Nintendo's Switching away from Miiverse on November 8th (UTC). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|miiworse}}'''.
 
* [[Miiverse]]: Nintendo's Switching away from Miiverse on November 8th (UTC). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|miiworse}}'''.
* [[Slingshot Esports]]: Announced a sudden shutdown with approximately 24 hours' notice. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
 
  
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
  
* [[Yahoo! Answers]]: It's Yahoo. It's been acquired. More questions? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|noanswers}}'''.
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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
 
* [[Flickr]]: [[Yahoo!]] decided to kill it, now Yahoo has been acquired. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flickrfckr}}'''.
 
* [[Flickr]]: [[Yahoo!]] decided to kill it, now Yahoo has been acquired. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flickrfckr}}'''.
* [[Vine]]: [[Twitter]] killed the app and left an archive up, but videos likely won't last forever. Project currently on hiatus due to technical issues. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|vinewhine}}'''.
 
* [[PDF 2016]]: We've been given a long list of PDF files. We'll get'em. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pdflush}}.'''
 
  
 
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Revision as of 05:08, 4 December 2017

Archive Team recruiting

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 (on EFnet).
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on EFnet).
  • WikiTeam (WARC format): Saving wikis and their external links for the Wayback Machine. IRC Channel #wikiteam (on EFnet).

Scripts only

  • FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee (on EFnet).

ArchiveBot projects

Manual projects

Upcoming projects

  • DNAinfo and Gothamist: Abruptly ceased operations and was briefly taken offline after a unionization occurred. IRC Channel #archiveteam (on EFnet).
  • Vidme: Newer products are better! So let's put the old one in the shredder on December 14th. IRC Channel #vidmeh (on EFnet).

Proposed projects

Recently finished

  • Miiverse: Nintendo's Switching away from Miiverse on November 8th (UTC). IRC Channel #miiworse (on EFnet).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

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

ArchiveTeam uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090More info