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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.]]
* Help us: '''[[warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
* Help us: '''[[ArchiveTeam_Warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
* What's on: [http://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
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== Warrior-based projects ==
== Warrior-based projects ==
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* [[Google+]]: Google finally realised they failed. Shutting down by April 2019. Archive Team's largest grab to date with 1.2 PiB ''(~1230 TiB)'' saved and counting. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|googleminus}}'''.
* Ukraine/Russian invasion: Archiving various .ua sites in the wake of the Russian government's invasion. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|ucryne}}'''.
* [[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}}'''.
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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}}'''.
* Classic [[Google Sites]]: Making more sites inaccessible to the public starting <s>September 1, 2021</s> January 1, 2023 with Workspace accounts. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|nearlylostmygoogles}}'''.
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* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more news sites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
* [[Telegram]]: Archiving public messages in various newsworthy and/or otherwise notable Telegram channels. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|telegrab}}'''.
* [[GitHub]]: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gitgud}}'''.
* [[MediaFire]]: [https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/1349516443654758401 Not 'at-risk' but grabbing speculatively to save historic files] '''IRC Channel {{IRC|mediaonfire}}'''.
* [[Google Drive]]: Same as MediaFire. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|googlecrash}}'''.
* [[Reddit]]: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. Currently grabbing ''new'' material. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|shreddit}}'''.
* [[URLs]]: A random collection of stuff. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|//}}'''.
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
* [[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}}'''.


=== Scripts only ===
''An updated Warrior virtual appliance (v3.2) is now available with better support for newer projects that utilize wget-at. Please download it using the link above.''
* [[FTP]]: Download all the FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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=== Scripts only === -->


== Manual projects ==
== Manual projects ==
* [[Coronavirus|2019-202? coronavirus outbreak]]: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|coronarchive}}'''
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
* [[ArchiveBot]]: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Help us find all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
* [[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}}'''.
* [[INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK]]: Grab a slice of the big cake of [[Internet Archive|The Archive]]! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|internetarchive.bak}}'''.
* Dead people: When people die, their webpages and/or social media might go "Poof!" due to fees and other knick-knack. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''
* [[ISP Hosting]]: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webroasting}}'''.
* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.


== Active Projects Not Yet Ingesting ==
== Upcoming & proposed projects ==
<!-- Websites you would like to have archived. Please create a wikipage about the project with information about the website (shutting down? (when), why should it be archived, etc.). -->
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* [[TJ]] (aka TJournal): Russian news platform shutting down 2022-09-10 over Ukraine reporting. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|journalthis}}'''.
<!-- Shutting down, definite deadline given -->
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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 2023. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|chromeweblore}}'''.
== Proposed projects ==
<!-- Websites you would like to have archived. Please create a wikipage about the project with information about the website (shutting down? (when), why should it be archived, etc.). -->
<!-- Shutting down, vague deadline given -->
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* Abandoned iOS App Store & Google Play apps: Both Apple and Google are slimming down on abandoned apps, [https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/one-third-of-apple-and-google-apps-are-so-outdated-they-could-get-removed/ with an estimated ~1.5M of them at risk]. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|appocalypse}}'''.
* [[Kinja]]: Deleting all user pages, maybe? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gokinjagokinjago}}'''.
* [[Twitter]]: Deleting inactive accounts <s>2019-12-11</s> sometime. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|twitterdead|EFnet|abandoned}}'''.
<!-- Shutting down, no deadline given -->
<!-- Shutting down, no deadline given -->
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<!-- Misc. projects (unmaintained sites, distrust in owners) -->
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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}}'''.
* [[VKontakte]]: A Russian equivalent of Facebook carries the risk of tumbling down under the weight of sanctions as a result of the government's invasion of Ukraine. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|lostkontakt}}'''.
* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
* [[YouTube]]: Archiving all YouTube metadata and selected videos afterwards soon. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|down-the-tube}}'''.
* [[GitHub]]: Embraced-uh, I mean, bought by Microsoft. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|getgit}}'''.
* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. (Now it's been bought by MediaLab.) '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums|EFnet|abandoned}}'''.
* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal}}'''.
* [[LiveJournal]]: Very old, widely regarded as in decline, and has a lot of important stuff buried in it. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|recordedjournal|EFnet|abandoned}}'''.
* [[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|EFnet|abandoned}}'''.
* [[Reddit]]: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|shreddit}}'''.
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee|EFnet|abandoned}}'''.
* [[The Pirate Bay]]: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|yarharfiddlededee}}'''.
* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
* [[Valhalla]]: Where to store what even the [[Internet Archive]] doesn't have space for? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|huntinggrounds}}'''.
* [[Giphy]]: Bought by Facebook, to be "integrated" (assimilated) into Instagram https://news.knowyourmeme.com/news/facebook-to-buy-giphy


== Recently finished projects ==
== Recently finished projects ==
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* [[GeoCities Japan]]: It's GeoCities all over again... The Japanese version shuts down in March 2019. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|notagain}}'''.
* [[Coub]]: Coub's looping videos will loop <s>no more come April 1, 2022</s> for some time longer after an aborted shutdown. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|coup}}'''.
* [[Radikal]]: Panic grab of a Russian image host with "a billion" images and "a million" videos which shut down on 2022-03-10. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|deradikalize}}'''.
* [[Game Jolt]]: Deleting games it thinks are adult, with poor accuracy. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|gamejilt}}'''.


== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
* [[Textream]]: [[Yahoo!]] Japan killing yet another platform... Large Japanese discussion forum going down in early January 2019 (?). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|textreamer}}'''.
* [[Webs]]: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on <s>March 31</s> <s>June 30, 2021</s> sometime, unless you pay up. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|webbed}}'''.
* [[Tinkercad]]: Autodesk announced its intent to put designs from inactive OAuth accounts back into minds around May 24, 2021. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|tinkerhad}}'''.
* [[Angelfire]]: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|angelonfire}}'''.
* [[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.
* [[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}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Help us find and download all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
* [[Google News Archive]]: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|papersplease}}'''.
* [[Google News Archive]]: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|papersplease}}'''.
* [[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.
* [[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 news sites.-->Currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
* [[Quizlet]]: Flashcards and other learning tools '''IRC Channel {{IRC|quizletusin}}'''.
* [[Quizlet]]: Flashcards and other learning tools '''IRC Channel {{IRC|quizletusin}}'''.
* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam}}'''.
* [[Tumblr]]: [[Yahoo!]] considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. Tumblr has since been sold to Automattic. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|tumbledown}}'''.
* [[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 A AUDIT2018.
* [[yuku]]: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archiveteam-bs}}'''.
* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
* [[The Escapist]]: Staff activity dwindling due to layoffs, remaining supporters are doing it for free. '''IRC Channel TBD'''.
* [[YTMND]]: Supposed to be "shutting down soon" in 2016, but still up 2 years later. '''IRC Channel TBD'''.
* [[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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Latest revision as of 22:38, 22 August 2022

Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: Telegram

An updated Warrior virtual appliance (v3.2) is now available with better support for newer projects that utilize wget-at. Please download it using the link above.

Manual projects

  • 2019-202? 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).
  • Dead people: When people die, their webpages and/or social media might go "Poof!" due to fees and other knick-knack. IRC Channel #archiveteam (on hackint)

Upcoming & proposed projects

Recently finished projects

  • Coub: Coub's looping videos will loop no more come April 1, 2022 for some time longer after an aborted shutdown. IRC Channel #coup (on hackint).
  • Radikal: Panic grab of a Russian image host with "a billion" images and "a million" videos which shut down on 2022-03-10. IRC Channel #deradikalize (on hackint).
  • Game Jolt: Deleting games it thinks are adult, with poor accuracy. IRC Channel #gamejilt (on hackint).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

  • Webs: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on March 31 June 30, 2021 sometime, unless you pay up. IRC Channel #webbed (on hackint).
  • Tinkercad: Autodesk announced its intent to put designs from inactive OAuth accounts back into minds around May 24, 2021. IRC Channel #tinkerhad (on hackint).
  • Angelfire: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. IRC Channel #angelonfire (on hackint).
  • Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel #auditteam (on hackint). THIS PROJECT IS ON HIATUS AND WILL BE RETURNED TO AS AUDIT2018.
  • 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 hackint).
  • FTP: Help us find and download all FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee (on hackint).
  • Google Groups: "Gone within a year" (SketchCow, 2016-06-07).
  • Google News Archive: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? IRC Channel #papersplease (on hackint).
  • DevPort: This portfolio SaaS provider has reportedly been having infrastructure issues, and removed their social media accounts. Possible impending shutdown.
  • INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK: Grab a slice of the big cake of The Archive! IRC Channel #internetarchive.bak (on hackint).
  • ISP Hosting: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. IRC Channel #webroasting (on hackint).
  • NewsGrabber: Saving all news articles. Currently paused. IRC Channel #newsgrabber (on hackint).
  • Project Newsletter: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. IRC Channel #projectnewsletter (on hackint).
  • Quizlet: Flashcards and other learning tools IRC Channel #quizletusin (on hackint).
  • Tumblr: Yahoo! considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. Tumblr has since been sold to Automattic. IRC Channel #tumbledown (on hackint).
  • yuku: Lately yuku is very unstable and hosting thousands of forums. Project currently paused. IRC Channel #archiveteam-bs (on hackint).

ArchiveTeam uses the hackint IRC network – ircs://irc.hackint.org:6697 (TLS required) – webchat: https://webirc.hackint.org/More info