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Archive Team recruiting

Warrior-based projects

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

Scripts only

  • Bitbucket: Kicking the bucket on Mercurial repositories by July 1 2020 to worship Git instead. IRC Channel #kickthebucket (on hackint).

Manual projects

  • 2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak: Documenting and preserving data, events, and impacts of the virus on society. IRC Channel #coronarchive (on EFnet)
  • Yahoo! Groups: Years of internet threads, soon to go private-only. IRC Channel #yahoosucks (on hackint)
  • ArchiveBot: For those with lots of disk space, bandwidth and long-term commitment. IRC Channel #archivebot (on EFnet).
  • 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 EFnet).
  • 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

Recently finished projects

  • League of Legends Boards & Forum: Riot forcing Boards to surrender at 20 then smiting it and the forum archive on March 16th. IRC Channel #archiveteam-bs (on EFnet).
  • 8tracks: social network around audio streaming and creating playlists, was going to shut down 2019-12-31 but has been acquired and restored. IRC Channel #8ball (on hackint).
  • Plays.tv: Stopping.tv on 2019-12-15. IRC Channel #stops.tv (on hackint).
  • YouTube: Making playlists of liked videos private on 2019-12-05. IRC Channel #down-the-tube (on hackint).

Hiatus / Missed the Mark

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




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
2010
2009