"we want a full archive of everything on the parodius network"
My response was as follows:
I state this here, publicly, given that many of our hosted users are members here on the forum.Plain and simple:
Not going to happen, and I'm not going to give approval for this.
Each and every hosted person here has a right to define whether or not they want their content archived. Some may have robots.txt in place, others may not but might have other conditionals (some technical, some via footers/agreements on their page). Their data is their data; I am not the owner of their data. I cannot decide for them if they are comfortable with that.
In fact, given our highly moral and ethical values, I'm a little surprised you'd even ask for this. I hope I'm misunderstanding your request, otherwise I'm actually a bit offended by it.
If you feel comfortable with someone archiving your data like this, who is a third-party, I would recommend you contact them and offer/work out something. Otherwise, hosted users' data, as I said, is their own data. I will never, ever agree to such requests on behalf of people we host. Like I said: your data is your data, and the decision is not mine to make.