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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>
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* Help us: '''[[ArchiveTeam_Warrior|☞ Download and run your warrior ☜]]'''.<br>
* What's on: [http://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
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* What's on: [https://tracker.archiveteam.org/ online tracker].<br>
 
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* [[Bintray]]: JFrog is dismantling the software distribution platform used by numerous projects in May. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|binnedtray|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[LiveLeak]]: Suddenly disappearing as of 2021-05-05. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|deadleak|network=hackint}}'''.
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* [[Webs]]: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on <s>March 31</s> June 30, 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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* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam}}'''.
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* [[URLTeam]]: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|urlteam|network=hackint}}'''.
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''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.''
  
 
=== Scripts only ===
 
=== Scripts only ===
* [[FTP]]: Download all the FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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* [[MediaFire]]: [https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/1349516443654758401 Not 'at-risk' but grabbing speculatively to save historic files] '''IRC Channel {{IRC|mediaonfire|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[NewsGrabber]]: Saving all news articles. Help with server power or by finding more news sites. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|newsgrabber}}'''.
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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 ==
* [[Make Magazine]]: "EVERYTHING RELATED TO MAKE MAGAZINE. GET IT ALL. START IMMEDIATELY." ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2019-06-04) '''IRC Channel {{IRC|archivebot}}'''.
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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}}'''.
* [[FTP]]: Help us find all FTP sites! '''IRC Channel {{IRC|effteepee}}'''.
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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}}'''.
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[Project Newsletter]]: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|projectnewsletter}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
  
== Active Projects Not Yet Ingesting ==
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== Upcoming & proposed projects ==
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<!-- 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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* [[Sketch]]: Sony doesn't seem to like their user's sketches. Shutting down 2019-09-30. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|SketchedOut}}'''.
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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}}'''.
* [[Reddit]]: Banning communities that generate bad PR for Reddit Inc. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|shreddit}}'''.
 
 
 
== Proposed projects ==
 
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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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<!-- Misc. projects (unmaintained sites, distrust in owners) -->
 
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* [[The Artist Union]]: Staff have gone dark for some time, this site is in danger of being lost to time.
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* [[Imgur]]: Image hoster decided that using it for hosting images is not permitted. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
* [[Angelfire]]: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|angelonfire}}'''.
 
 
* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
 
* [[JamiiForums]]: the Tanzanian government would like this gone. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|jammedforums}}'''.
* [[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. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|imgone}}'''.
 
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
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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 projects ==
 
== Recently finished projects ==
 
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* [[Facepunch Forums]]: Contained ~33 million posts and shut down on 2019-06-12. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|faceplant}}'''.
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* [[Super Mario Maker Bookmark]]: Nintendo making discovery of courses far more difficult. Now focused on manually archiving course data. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|nintendone|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[YTMND]]: Shut down on 2019-05-12. Content and database were donated to Archive Team. '''IRC Channel TBD'''.
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* [[Yahoo! Answers]]: This website, bought by Verizon, is the largest Q&A repository on the internet, but its answers to users' questions will be discarded on May 4, 2021. "What is Yahoo! Answers?" '''IRC Channel {{IRC|noanswers|network=hackint}}'''.
* [[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 {{IRC|googleminus}}'''.
 
* [[GeoCities Japan]]: It's GeoCities all over again... The Japanese version shut down on 2019-04-01. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|notagain}}'''.
 
  
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
 
== Hiatus / Missed the Mark ==
* [[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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* [[Angelfire]]: Angelfire is a web hosting service that contains big chunks of early WWW history and has no proper backup. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|angelonfire}}'''.
* [[Tumblr]]: [[Yahoo!]] considered killing it, now Yahoo has been acquired and Verizon declared war on NSFW blogs. '''IRC Channel {{IRC|tumbledown}}'''.
 
* [[Textream]]: [[Yahoo!]] Japan has killed yet another platform... Large Japanese discussion forum went partially down in early 2019-01 (?). '''IRC Channel {{IRC|textreamer}}'''.
 
* [[Google News Archive]]: Let's store all newspapers at Google, WCGW? '''IRC Channel {{IRC|papersplease}}'''.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
 
* [[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.
 
* [[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}}'''.
 
* [[Google Groups]]: "Gone within a year" ([[User:Jscott|SketchCow]], 2016-06-07).
 
* [[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'''.
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* [[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.
 
* [[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]] - New Official Discord Server: https://discord.gg/JDD5DKa</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 01:34, 6 May 2021

Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

Current Running Warrior Project: Pastebin
  • Bintray: JFrog is dismantling the software distribution platform used by numerous projects in May. IRC Channel #binnedtray (on hackint).
  • LiveLeak: Suddenly disappearing as of 2021-05-05. IRC Channel #deadleak (on hackint).
  • Webs: Vistaprint is killing off the Freewebs you knew from the 2000s on March 31 June 30, 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).
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam (on hackint).

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.

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).

Upcoming & proposed projects

Recently finished projects

  • Super Mario Maker Bookmark: Nintendo making discovery of courses far more difficult. Now focused on manually archiving course data. IRC Channel #nintendone (on hackint).
  • Yahoo! Answers: This website, bought by Verizon, is the largest Q&A repository on the internet, but its answers to users' questions will be discarded on May 4, 2021. "What is Yahoo! Answers?" IRC Channel #noanswers (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