Current Projects

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Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • Yahoo! Groups: Years of internet threads, soon to go private-only. IRC Channel #yahoosucks (on EFnet)
  • 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

  • Drawr: Doodle repository getting Sharpied out on December 2nd (JST?). IRC Channel #drawrnomore (on EFnet).
  • Yahoogroups-joiner Filling out captchas to archive Yahoo Groups. IRC Channel #yahoosucks (on EFnet).
  • ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel #archivebot (on EFnet).
  • FTP: Help us find all FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee (on EFnet).
  • ISP Hosting: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. IRC Channel #webroasting (on EFnet).
  • Project Newsletter: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. IRC Channel #projectnewsletter (on EFnet).
  • 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 EFnet).
  • Digging through the WayBack Machine's archives to build a database of all the DAM CDs made available through the site.

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

  • Your Shot: National Geographic no longer cares about it, nor anybody else's shots. IRC Channel #gotshot (on hackint).
  • 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).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

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