That backend is basically how the various "download stuff off of Youtube" browser extensions work, I believe.
Edited at Wed Sep 1, 2010 9:43:38 PM
Michael: Jodie, how's my schedule look for today? Jodie: You've got a conference and dinner party at the Japanese Embassy regarding wildlife protection. Michael: Oh, yeah...sorry, but I'll have to cancel that. I'm heading out to save America!