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USA Gov Is the official website of the United States of America Government.
It is unlikely to go down soon, but given the upcoming presidental change in 2017 it is a good idea to create an archive before it all changes.
It is still to be decided what is in and out of scope.
How can I help?
At this time no script has been completed, For now come into the IRC channel #chestoflee and be the first to know how you can get involved!
Running a Warrior
You can start up a Warrior and there select ArchiveTeam's Choice for now, Until the scripts are written (this is going to be our highest priority so you will run them as soon as they are released!). (If you don't really care what you are archiving, select ArchiveTeam's Choice instead, as at some points ArchiveTeam may priorize another project.)
Running the script manually
If you use Linux and you're a bit familiar with it, you can try running the script directly.
The instructions can be found at github.com/ArchiveTeam/usa-gov-grab.
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If you want to stop the script, please do it gracefully if possible. To do so, create an empty file named STOP in the folder of the script (terminal command:
If you see "Project code is out of date", kill the script, go to its folder (
Donating to the Internet Archive
Content downloaded by the ArchiveTeam will be uploaded to the Internet Archive, where it will be stored and be available – hopefully – forever. However, storing it costs thousands of dollars in the long run. So, if you can afford, please consider donating to the Internet Archive, so that this piece of history can be kept for us all. http://archive.org/donate
Do you like our cause?
If you want to help in other projects, want to learn more about ArchiveTeam, or even help in development in general, navigate to the Main Page of this wiki, from there you can reach a lot of information. The Team consists of volunteers working on the projects in their free time, so helping hands (and resources) are always welcome.