Data Hoarders Are Plotting an Archive of Tumblr Porn
It’s not the first time Reddit’s data hoarding community has saved content that is about to be purged from the internet, but this archive carries some risk.
This Data Hoarder Is Downloading the Metadata of Roughly 10 Billion YouTube Videos
Reddit’s data hoarding community is all too familiar with massive archival projects, but collecting all of YouTube’s metadata presents some unique challenges.
Start The New Year With Newly Declassified Nuclear Test Footage
Decades-old films show the sheer power of nuclear warheads.
Inside the Insane Plan to Build an Unofficial Archive of All of Instagram
Instagram is trying to shut down the project, which has already archived nearly 600 TB of photos from tens of thousands of accounts.
Before it Shut Down, an Archivist Made a Torrent File of Eroshare's Nudes
Roughly a terabyte of homemade erotica has been saved from the brink of the recycling bin.
A Redditor Archived Nearly 2 Million Gigabytes of Porn to Test Amazon’s ‘Unlimited’ Cloud Storage
1.8 petabytes of porn is roughly 293 years of smut. Better start watching.
A 15-Year-Old Has Saved an 80GB Archive of Apple Videos From YouTube’s Censors
A massive archive of files deleted by YouTube has been saved as a huge torrent file.
The Data Hoarders
In an era of mega-breaches, digital packrats are amassing, swapping, and sourcing leaked passwords and other personal information like any other collectible.
How the Corpse of MySpace Will Feed the Future's Content Farms
MySpace was acquired by Time, Inc, because content farms and social networks aren’t that different at this point. They are both pages of content, usually produced by humans, used to sell advertisements against.