|This user account is a bot that uses PHP, operated by Cyberpower678 (talk) and Harej (talk). It is used to make repetitive automated or semi-automated edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually, in accordance with the bot policy. The bot is approved and currently active – the relevant request for approval can be seen here.
Administrators: if this bot is malfunctioning or causing harm, please block it.
|Cyberpower678 and Harej are compensated by the Internet Archive for their work on InternetArchiveBot.
InternetArchiveBot, also known as IABot, combats link rot and makes other improvements to references on Wikipedia. Originally developed by Cyberpower678 as a volunteer, this bot is now funded by the Internet Archive. The bot was originally approved as Task 5 of Cyberbot II.
Source code is available on GitHub.
- Looks for tagged dead links and adds an archive link to the tagged references. Approved. Approval request
- Looks for non-tagged dead links and adds an archive link to the reference. Approved. Approval request
- Looks for book references and adds a link to the reference to a readable copy of the book. Approved. Approval request