Thanks for the quick response, John.

The best will then be to wait for post-Chirp.

As is, the current EULA could also be interpreted to prevent such
uses, and that kind of nebulous wording is no basis upon which to
expend any creative or development effort.

On Apr 11, 9:20 pm, John Kalucki <> wrote:
> Both of those use cases are fine. The intent was to prevent people from
> publishing counts of Tweets per day or similar metrics. (I make no pretense
> at defending this intent, I'm the messenger.) Go forth and wordle.
> This EULA is near the end of its life and has been rewritten into the
> Commercial Data License, which Doug and Barkari will be discussing on day
> two of Chirp. If you have questions about how access under the EULA will
> evolve to access under the License, that would be a good place to start.
> -John Kalucki
> Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Dewald Pretorius <> wrote:
> > With reference to:
> >
> > Section 5 (ii) (e):
> > "You may only use the Content and Content Feed and any data resulting
> > or provided therefrom for internal purposes only and, unless expressly
> > authorized herein, you may not publicly release or disclose any data
> > or usage statistics or other information (in the aggregate or
> > otherwise) regarding the Content."
> > Question:
> > Assumimg I build a website that uses the Streaming API, is my
> > interpretation correct that the following is against the TOS?
> > 1) Counting and displaying to the website users how many times the
> > word "earthquake" occurs in tweets over a certain period of time.
> > 2) Building and displaying to the website users a tag cloud of words/
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