As the end nears for Yahoo Groups, Verizon pulls out all the stops to keep archivists from preserving them

We only have a few days left until Verizon kills off Yahoo Groups, and the volunteer archivists who've been battling with the company to preserve its legacy have just been dealt a crushing blow. Read the rest

Yahoo Groups archivists despair as Verizon blocks their preservation efforts ahead of shutdown

Since 2010, Nightowl, the "head of the Yahoo Users Crusade," has been leading a preservation effort to scrape and archive the sprawling contents of Yahoo Groups. She writes, "Now we are desperate. We are running out of time to ever save our precious content. Yahoo has never made it easy to rescue it, and has in fact, recently made it increasingly harder and harder. There is no easy way to rescue and save our content." Read the rest