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Here is an implementation of arbitrary data storage using YouTube videos: https://github.com/dzhang314/YouTubeDrive

Wouldn’t YouTube re-encode the video and mess up with the data?

If you look at the example video, the videos are encoded in relatively large blocks that are easily recoverable from compression.

You just need enough redundancy/error correction.

Back in the day there were systems to back up to VHS tapes and those were way more lossy than YouTube https://youtu.be/TUS0Zv2APjU

I love that this exists

I want to watch some! Got any urls?

Thank the gods for base85..

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