Current Projects

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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: Saving wikis dumps (XML). And their external links for the Wayback Machine (WARC). IRC Channel #wikiteam (on EFnet).

Scripts only

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

Manual projects

Upcoming projects

  • Flickr: Yahoo! SmugMug decided to kill it after finding Yahoo!'s plans to do so before they were bought by Verizon. IRC Channel #flickrfckr (on EFnet).
  • GeoCities Japan: It's GeoCities all over again... The Japanese version shuts down in March 2019. IRC Channel #notagain (on EFnet).
  • AccuWeather Forums: discussion forum for meteorologists is going down the drain sometime in 2018. IRC Channel #accio-weather (on EFnet).
  • Google+: Google finally realised they failed. Shutting down by August 2019. IRC Channel #googleminus (on EFnet).
  • Imgur: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. IRC Channel #imgone (on EFnet).
  • JamiiForums: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. IRC Channel #jammedforums (on EFnet).

Proposed projects

  • GitHub: Reportedly embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. IRC Channel #getgit (on EFnet).
  • The Escapist: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. IRC Channel TBD.
  • LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel #recordedjournal (on EFnet).
  • DevPort: This portfolio SaaS provider has 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 #stumblr (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).
  • The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel #yarharfiddlededee (on EFnet).
  • YTMND: Supposed to be "shutting down soon" in 2016, but still up 2 years later. IRC Channel TBD.

Recently finished

  • TF2 Outpost: Setting itself and TF2 trades on fire after September in brazen act of insurance fraud due to costs. IRC Channel TBD.
  • Tindeck: Creative Commons audio hosting site going silent on 2018-08-01. IRC Channel #findeck (on EFnet).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

  • Bazaar.tf: TF2 item trading site is calling it quits and closing its shop for good in December changed its mind on quitting after TF2 Outpost's closure. IRC Channel TBD.
  • Google News Archive: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? IRC Channel #papersplease (on EFnet).
  • Quizlet: Flashcards and other learning tools IRC Channel #quizletusin (on EFnet).
  • yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel #archiveteam (on EFnet).
  • Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel #auditteam (on EFnet). THIS PROJECT IS ON HIATUS AND WILL BE RETURNED TO AS A AUDIT2018.
  • Froogle: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. IRC Channel #froogle (on EFnet). CURRENTLY UNMOVING, MAY NEED REVISITING SOON.

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