October 26, 2021

Archive Team Begins a “Selective” Backup of SoundCloud Data

From The Verge:

2017-07-18_09-08-52Volunteer collective Archive Team has announced that it will undertake a large-scale backup of SoundCloud via its virtual archiving appliance, ArchiveTeam Warrior, starting tomorrow, July 18th. The move is designed to preserve the SoundCloud archives in the event that it shuts down, following news that the company recently underwent a massive round of layoffs. SoundCloud says it is here to stay and that its archives are not in danger of disappearing.

Archive Team was founded in 2009 by Jason Scott, with the mission to preserve the historical records of websites and services considered “at risk.”

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Direct to ArchiveTeam SoundCloud Project Page

We are currently working on getting all the API data. So far, rate limiting  has not had an effect. We also are writing the scripts to get a good grab of everything we can. The warrior project is expected to start on July 18th.

See Also: Learn More About the Archive Team Warrior Appliance

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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