Current Projects

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Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • Angelfire: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. IRC Channel #angelonfire (on EFnet).
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on EFnet).

Scripts only

  • FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee (on EFnet).
  • NewsGrabber: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more news sites. IRC Channel #newsgrabber (on EFnet).

Manual projects

Active Projects Not Yet Ingesting

  • Freeml: Japanese mailing list provider is sending its final email December 2nd. IRC Channel #fml (on EFnet).
  • Reddit: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. IRC Channel #shreddit (on EFnet).

Proposed projects

Recently finished projects

  • Sketch: Sony doesn't seem to like their user's sketches. Shut down 2019-09-30. IRC Channel #SketchedOut (on EFnet).
  • TinyPic: Millions of tiny pics from the late 2000s/early 2010s were scattered to the winds on September 16th September 9th. IRC Channel #tinydick (on EFnet).
  • The Artist Union: Staff have gone dark for some time, this site is in danger of being lost to time. IRC Channel #theabandonoftheartists (on EFnet).
  • Instaudio has started the process of shutting down, and is no longer accepting new uploads. IRC Channel (on EFnet).
  • Google+: Google finally realised they failed. Shut down on 2019-04-02. Archive Team's largest grab to date with just short of 1.4 PiB (1424 TiB) saved. IRC Channel #googleminus (on EFnet).
  • Google Plus Comments on Blogspot: More content deleted during the Google+ shutdown. Comments removed from blogs starting 2019-02-04 but accessible for archiving until 2019-03-07. Approximately 30 million blogs scanned, and the comments of 181,565 blogs that contained Google+ comments were saved.

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

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