For as long as there has been media, there have been people lusting to copy it. For profit, hoarding, or safety, we've all had that want to safeguard what’s near and dear to us. Though technology comes from a cruel past – taping cassette to cassette across ratty cables with borrowed decks, the digital revolution has truly made a difference in the quality and longevity of media. Yet, it has also brought about one terrifying issue. Much like the vinyl from which optical disks draw inspiration, a single gouge will mean that your data is lost to the sands of time, pending a lack of luck of course..