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Warrior based projects

  • Google Baraza: Read-only, getting deleted on April 30, 2015. IRC Channel #bonanza.
  • Last.fm: Switching codebases in the first two weeks of April, some user-generated content might be lost. IRC Channel #lastchance.fm.
  • Trovebox: Closing March 31, 2015. IRC Channel #treasuretrove.
  • Blogger: Google was to restrict public access to adult blogs, but they backed down. We're backing up Blogger anyway. IRC Channel #frogger.
  • URLTeam: URL shorteners were a fucking awful idea. IRC Channel #urlteam.
  • TwitPic: allegedly acquired and possibly to be rearranged by Twitter. We're saving it in its current state. IRC Channel #quitpic.
  • Halo: Downloading all the read-only data from Halo. IRC Channel #yolohalo.


Help us: ☞ Download and run your warrior ☜.
What's on: online tracker.
Combined project activity graphs here.

Manual projects

  • AOL: Climbing into the decaying walled garden. IRC Channel #aohell.
  • ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel #archivebot.
  • Audit 2014: It's time to verify our shit. IRC Channel #auditteam.
  • FTP: Download all the FTP sites! IRC Channel #effteepee.
  • Froogle: Let's do a census of all of Google's products. IRC Channel #froogle.
  • INTERNETARCHIVE.BAK: How do we archive an archive? IRC Channel #internetarchive.bak.
  • ISP Hosting: Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. IRC Channel #webroasting.
  • Project Newsletter: Archiving e-newsletters, currently in development. IRC Channel #projectnewsletter.
  • WikiTeam: permanent effort, everyone can help (you choose the size of your downloads). IRC Channel #wikiteam.
  • Woohoo: Yahoo is untrustworthy, let's do a census of all their products. IRC Channel #woohoo.

Upcoming projects

  • RadioShack: RadioShack is going bankrupt. IRC Channel #unshackled.
  • GitHost: Shutting down on April 30, 2015. IRC Channel #gitghost.
  • Google Moderator: Shutting down on June 30, 2015. IRC Channel #moderhater.
  • Club Nintendo: Ran out of lives. Game over for North America on July 30, 2015, September 30, 2015 for Europe and Japan. IRC Channel #clubnintendont.
  • Google Code: Google likes Github more. Shutting down on January 26, 2016. IRC Channel #googlecodeblue.
  • Panoramio: Google is migrating photos only (no metadata!) to Maps. IRC Channel #paranormio.
  • Orkut: Orkut got kut on September 30, 2014. It lives on as a public archive. IRC Channel #throatkut.
  • Blipfoto: Went into liquidation on March 11, 2015, future uncertain. Acquired on March 25, 2015, we're still grabbing it anyway. IRC Channel #fotofinish.
  • Comcast Personal Web Pages: Time Warner Cable closed their web hosting before it could be archived, let's make sure that doesn't happen with Comcast as well. IRC Channel #comclose.
  • SourceForge: Old, ad supported, adware supported. IRC Channel #sourceforget.
  • The Pirate Bay: Recently came back up, grabbing an archive for sanity's sake. IRC Channel #yarharfiddlededee.
  • Picasa Web Albums: Main page redirecting to Google Plus, future uncertain. IRC Channel #picasso.
  • Ownlog: Ownlog is losing popularity and support from its owners. IRC Channel #pwnlog.

Recently finished

  • MBinternet: No longer an ISP, future of hosted sites uncertain. IRC Channel #mobinternet.
  • CableAmerica Personal Web Space: FTP login dead, only a matter of time until the rest also dies. IRC Channel #cabledown.
  • Saunalahti Iso G: Finnish ISP hosting, shutting down on an unspecified date. IRC Channel #isohno.


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2012
  • June 30th: Apple is shutting down MobileMe in favor of iCloud. Help us archive it!
  • May 1st: Knol closes.
  • April 30th: Fortune City is closing. Downloads are being sifted through now
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