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Warrior based projects
- DNS History: erasing 7 years of DNS lookup data on July 10, 2016. IRC Channel #greatlookup (on EFnet).
- Fotolog.com: Photo sharing and social networking site
closing on February 20, 2016. Still saving. IRC Channel #fotologout (on EFnet).
- Google Code: Google likes Github more. Shut down on January 26, 2016, but we got a chance to go on saving. IRC Channel #googlecodeblue (on EFnet).
- LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel #recordedjournal (on EFnet).
- RuTracker: Considerable Russian bittorrent tracker in considerable danger. IRC Channel #rutrasher (on EFnet).
- PDF 2016: We've been given a long list of PDF files. We'll get'em. IRC Channel #pdflush (on EFnet).
- yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. IRC Channel #archiveteam (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).
- myVIP: Second most popular Hungarian social network now on the verge of disappearing. IRC Channel #byevip (on EFnet).
- FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee (on EFnet).
- Blingee: >130 million images and 9 years of user content
will be deleted on August 25, 2015. IRC Channel #tragedee (on EFnet). (Status: started banning us, paused.)
- SourceForge: Old, ad supported, adware supported. IRC Channel #coldstorage (on EFnet). (Status: Paused on staff request.)
- Halo: Downloading all the read-only data from Halo. IRC Channel #yolohalo (on EFnet). (Status: Halo3 game stats saved, other versions coming up.)
- Blogger: Google was to restrict public access to adult blogs, but they backed down. We're backing up Blogger anyway. IRC Channel #frogger (on EFnet). (Status: We collected a list of blogs, content grab coming up.)
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What's on: online tracker.
- DevPort: This portfolio SaaS provider has reportedly been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
- Picasa Web Albums: Merging into Google Photos on May 1, 2016. IRC Channel #picasso (on EFnet).
- Google Drive web hosting to be discontinued on August 31, 2016.
- Orkut: Orkut got kut on September 30, 2014. It lives on as a public archive until September 2016. IRC Channel #throatkut (on EFnet).
- Panoramio: Google is migrating photos only (no metadata!) to Maps. IRC Channel #paranormio (on EFnet).
- RadioShack: RadioShack is going bankrupt. IRC Channel #unshackled (on EFnet).
- Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel #pwnlog (on EFnet).
- Google Groups: "Gone within a year" (SketchCow, 2016-06-07).
- SoundCloud: Might get blown away by Hurricane Debt and Hurricane Copyright. IRC Channel #soundclown (on EFnet).
- The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel #yarharfiddlededee (on EFnet).
Went into liquidation on March 11, 2015, future uncertain. Acquired on March 25, 2015, we're still grabbing it anyway. IRC Channel #fotofinish (on EFnet).
- THOMAS: U.S. Congress legislative information library – old platform to be retired on July 5, 2016.
- Coursera: Deleting some courses of the old platform on June 30, 2016. IRC Channel #cursera (on EFnet).
- Arto: First social media platform of Denmark shut down on June 1, 2016. We've got access till June 30. IRC Channel #archiveteam (on EFnet).
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