The story is a little complicated but last night I discovered my server had been locking up and crashing for hours and I was finally able to trace the issue back to a DMCA notice I'd gotten on Twitter
when the dmca notice hits
@xor digital millennium slashdotting act, more like
@xor How is that connected?
@Gargron because I was a little sloppy! the twitter account is https://twitter.com/78_sampler, which is triggered by a cron job every few hours. it picks a record at random and uses openCV to try to find a label circle. If it does, it does a (computationally heavy) encode and post. If it doesn't, it exits with a failure code. So I wrapped the whole thing in an `until` loop. The DMCA notice caused the uploads to fail, so it was encoding non-stop and using 100+% CPU for hours
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