Resolving bandwidth issues with image delivery via Google Drive

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Google Drive is an interesting alternative to professional CDNs when you need eg. an image gallery delivered to your end users. For a smaller scale application, it may well be able to deliver sufficiently significant amounts of data that would cost hundreds of dollars with a service like Amazon S3. It is however fairly easy to trip their “safeguards” which flag your application as “unfair” and randomly stop delivering some of the content you need delivered. This article discusses a simple workaround for at least some of these safeguards.