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== Archive Team recruiting ==
 
== Archive Team recruiting ==
 
* [[Dev|Want to code for Archive Team? Here's a starting point.]]
 
* [[Dev|Want to code for Archive Team? Here's a starting point.]]
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* Help us: '''[[warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
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* What's on: [https://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
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== Warrior based projects ==
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== Warrior-based projects ==
* [[Portalgraphics.net]]: "Service change" on July 27, 2016 – amount change in stored data. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}.'''
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* [[Fotolog.com]]: Photo sharing and social networking site <s>closing on February 20, 2016</s>. Still saving. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|fotologout}}.'''
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* [[Google Code]]: Google likes [[Github]] more. Shut down on January 26, 2016, but we got a chance to go on saving. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|googlecodeblue}}'''.
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* [[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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* [[RuTracker]]: Considerable Russian bittorrent tracker in considerable danger. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|rutrasher}}'''.
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* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[PDF 2016]]: We've been given a long list of PDF files. We'll get'em. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pdflush}}.'''
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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
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''There will be fewer Warrior projects than usual due to the virtual appliance being unable to run many newer projects that utilize wget-at. It will take a little bit of time before an updated version is available that can run it.''
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
 
* [[WikiTeam]] ([[WARC]] format): Saving wikis and their external links for the Wayback Machine. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam}}'''.
 
  
 
=== Scripts only ===
 
=== Scripts only ===
* [[myVIP]]: Second most popular Hungarian social network now on the verge of disappearing. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|byevip}}'''.
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* [[MediaFire]]: [https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/1339625133363912706 Setting fire to accounts and files it deems "abandoned" starting in January 2021.] '''IRC Channel {{IRC|mediaonfire|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Download all the FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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* [[.eu domains]]: The Brexit deal is done, and with that comes a purge of UK-based sites no longer eligible to use the .EU domain as of 2021. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|noteurdomain|network=hackint}}'''.
 
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* [[Endomondo]]: GPS workout tracker with optional social networking features, shutting down 2020-12-31. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|findelmundo|network=hackint}}'''.
Help us: '''[[warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
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* [[Flash]] domains: An effort to preserve what remains of a storied legacy of websites hosting Adobe Flash Player content before the web industry takes it behind the shed. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flashbang|network=hackint}}'''.
What's on: [http://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
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* Classic [[Google Sites]]: Making more sites inaccessible to the public starting September 1, 2021. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|nearlylostmygoogles|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Reddit]]: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. Currently grabbing ''new'' material. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|shreddit|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[GitHub]]: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gitgud|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[URLs]]: A random collection of stuff. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|//|network=hackint}}'''.
  
 
== Manual projects ==
 
== Manual projects ==
* [[AOL]]: Climbing into the decaying walled garden. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|aohell}}'''
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* [[Coronavirus|2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak]]: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|coronarchive|network=hackint}}'''
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
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* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Audit2014|Audit 2014]]: It's time to verify our shit. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|auditteam}}'''.
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* [[WikiTeam]]: Saving wikis dumps (XML). And their external links for the Wayback Machine (WARC) as well as exporting MediaWiki databases. Permanent effort, [https://github.com/WikiTeam/wikiteam/wiki/Tutorial#I_have_no_shell_access_to_server everyone can help] (you choose the size of your downloads). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Froogle]]: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|froogle}}'''.
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* [[MP3.com]]: Digging through the WayBack Machine's archives to build a database of all the DAM CDs made available through the site.
* [[FTP]]: Help us find all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
 
* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: Grab a slice of the big cake of [[Internet Archive|The Archive]]! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|internetarchive.bak}}'''.
 
* [[ISP Hosting]]: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webroasting}}'''.
 
* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more newssites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
 
* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
 
* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
 
* [[WikiTeam]] (XML dumps): Exporting Mediawiki databases. Permanent effort, [https://github.com/WikiTeam/wikiteam/wiki/Tutorial#I_have_no_shell_access_to_server everyone can help] (you choose the size of your downloads). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|wikiteam}}'''.
 
* [[Woohoo]]: Yahoo is untrustworthy, let's do a census of all their products. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|woohoo}}'''.
 
  
== Upcoming projects ==
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== Upcoming & proposed projects ==
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* [[Halo]]: Back to finishing off unfinished business before Bungie kills the original website on February 9, 2021. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yolohalo|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Webs]]: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on March 31, 2021, unless you pay up. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webbed|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Periscope]]: Another Twitter acquisition, another shutdown. This time, its live-streamer gets to join Vine in the bin at the end of March. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|microscope|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Google Poly]]: A 3D art repository that Google will send to the trash compactors on June 30, 2021. New uploads cease April 30. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|polygone|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Chrome Web Store]]: Google has announced a timeline of policy changes that will lead to content being removed between December 1, 2020 and June 2022. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|chromeweblore|network=hackint}}'''.
 
<!-- Shutting down, vague deadline given -->
 
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* [[Kinja]]: Deleting all user pages, maybe? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gokinjagokinjago|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Twitter]]: Deleting inactive accounts <s>2019-12-11</s> sometime. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|twitterdead}}'''.
 
<!-- Shutting down, no deadline given -->
 
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* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
== Proposed projects ==
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* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
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* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal}}'''.
* [[DevPort]]: This [http://developerportfolio.com/ portfolio SaaS provider] has [http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/65135/need-some-help-saas-provider-is-dead-but-my-site-is-still-up-how-should-i-grab-it reportedly] been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
 
* [[Picasa|Picasa Web Albums]]: Merging into Google Photos on May 1, 2016. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|picasso}}'''.
 
* [[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 {{IRC|throatkut}}'''.
 
* [[Panoramio]]: [[Google]] is migrating photos only (no metadata!) to Maps. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|paranormio}}'''.
 
* [[RadioShack]]: RadioShack is going bankrupt. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|unshackled}}'''.
 
 
* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
 
* [[Ownlog]]: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|pwnlog}}'''.
* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
 
* [[SoundCloud]]: Might get blown away by Hurricane Debt and Hurricane Copyright. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|soundclown}}'''.
 
 
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee}}'''.
 
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee}}'''.
* [[Blipfoto]]: <s>Went into liquidation on March 11, 2015, future uncertain.</s> Acquired on March 25, 2015, we're still grabbing it anyway. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|fotofinish}}'''.
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* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
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* [[Giphy]]: Bought by Facebook, to be "integrated" (assimilated) into Instagram https://news.knowyourmeme.com/news/facebook-to-buy-giphy
  
== Recently finished ==
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== Recently finished projects ==
 
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* [http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2016/04/time-to-turn-off-thomas-july-5-2016/ THOMAS]: U.S. Congress legislative information library – old platform to be retired on July 5, 2016.
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* [[SmackJeeves]]: Webcomics host being tossed into the incinerator on 2020-12-31. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam-bs|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Coursera]]: Deleting some courses of the old platform on June 30, 2016. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|cursera}}'''.
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* [[Voat]]: A reddit competitor from the Ellen Pao days gives its users a Christmas present: it's fucking dead! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|scrapevoat|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[Arto]]: First social media platform of Denmark shut down on June 1, 2016. We've got access till June 30. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
 
  
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
* [[DNS History]]: erasing 7 years of DNS lookup data on July 10, 2016. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|greatlookup}}'''.
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* [[Fast.io]]: A CDN for cloud storage services which will evaporate completely on 2021-01-15. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|slowio|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Angelfire]]: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|angelonfire}}'''.
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* [[Audit2014|Audit 2014]]: It's time to verify our shit. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|auditteam}}'''. THIS PROJECT IS ON HIATUS AND WILL BE RETURNED TO AS AUDIT2018.
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* [[Flickr]]: <s>[[Yahoo!]]</s> SmugMug decided to kill it after finding Yahoo!'s plans to do so before they were bought by Verizon. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|flickrfckr|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[FTP]]: Help us find and download all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
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* [[Google News Archive]]: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|papersplease}}'''.
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* [[DevPort]]: This [http://developerportfolio.com/ portfolio SaaS provider] has [http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/65135/need-some-help-saas-provider-is-dead-but-my-site-is-still-up-how-should-i-grab-it reportedly] been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
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* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: Grab a slice of the big cake of [[Internet Archive|The Archive]]! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|internetarchive.bak}}'''.
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* [[ISP Hosting]]: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webroasting|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. <!-- Help with server power or by finding more news sites.-->Currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
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* [[Quizlet]]: Flashcards and other learning tools '''IRC Channel {{IRC|quizletusin}}'''.
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* [[Tumblr]]: [[Yahoo!]] considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|tumbledown|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam|network=hackint}}'''.
  
<small>ArchiveTeam uses the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[IRC|More info]]</small>
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<small>ArchiveTeam primarily uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/ – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]
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<small>ArchiveTeam also has some channels left on the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090 – [[Archiveteam:IRC|More info]]</small><br>

Latest revision as of 03:26, 20 January 2021

Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: URLTeam 2
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on hackint).

There will be fewer Warrior projects than usual due to the virtual appliance being unable to run many newer projects that utilize wget-at. It will take a little bit of time before an updated version is available that can run it.

Scripts only

Manual projects

  • 2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. IRC Channel #coronarchive (on hackint)
  • ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel #archivebot (on hackint).
  • 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 hackint).
  • MP3.com: Digging through the WayBack Machine's archives to build a database of all the DAM CDs made available through the site.

Upcoming & proposed projects

  • Halo: Back to finishing off unfinished business before Bungie kills the original website on February 9, 2021. IRC Channel #yolohalo (on hackint).
  • Webs: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on March 31, 2021, unless you pay up. IRC Channel #webbed (on hackint).
  • Periscope: Another Twitter acquisition, another shutdown. This time, its live-streamer gets to join Vine in the bin at the end of March. IRC Channel #microscope (on hackint).
  • Google Poly: A 3D art repository that Google will send to the trash compactors on June 30, 2021. New uploads cease April 30. IRC Channel #polygone (on hackint).
  • Chrome Web Store: Google has announced a timeline of policy changes that will lead to content being removed between December 1, 2020 and June 2022. IRC Channel #chromeweblore (on hackint).
  • Kinja: Deleting all user pages, maybe? IRC Channel #gokinjagokinjago (on hackint).
  • Twitter: Deleting inactive accounts 2019-12-11 sometime. IRC Channel #twitterdead (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).
  • LiveJournal: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. IRC Channel #recordedjournal (on EFnet).
  • Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel #pwnlog (on EFnet).
  • The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel #yarharfiddlededee (on EFnet).
  • Valhalla: Where to store what even the Internet Archive doesn't have space for? IRC Channel #huntinggrounds (on EFnet).
  • Giphy: Bought by Facebook, to be "integrated" (assimilated) into Instagram https://news.knowyourmeme.com/news/facebook-to-buy-giphy

Recently finished projects

  • SmackJeeves: Webcomics host being tossed into the incinerator on 2020-12-31. IRC Channel #archiveteam-bs (on hackint).
  • Voat: A reddit competitor from the Ellen Pao days gives its users a Christmas present: it's fucking dead! IRC Channel #scrapevoat (on hackint).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

ArchiveTeam primarily uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/More info ArchiveTeam also has some channels left on the EFnet IRC network – irc://irc.efnet.org – webchat: http://chat.efnet.org:9090More info