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URL http://youtube.com [IA] [WebCite]
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YouTube is a video sharing website currently owned by Google. YouTube is currently the most popular video hosting website on the planet.

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Archiving tools

Several free FLV downloaders and video-to-URL converters exist on the web. AT rescue projects usually use youtube-dl.
YouTube annotations (speech bubbles and notes) are available as XML

http://www.youtube.com/api/reviews/y/read2?feat=TCS&video_id=

To transform this XML to SRT, use ann2srt

Site reconnaissance

Little is known about its database, but according to data from 2006, it was 45TB and doubling every 4 months. At this rate it would be 660 Petabytes by now. FYI, all of Google Video was about 45TB. Let's hope it stays healthy, because the Archive Team may have finally met its match.

Vital signs

Will be living off Google for a long time if nothing changes.

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