Whitelisting only affects your rate limits. It does not remove
authentication or change security requirements.

-j


On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:09 AM, David Toussaint <
david.toussa...@azionare.de> wrote:

> Thanks! I am aware of that switch already but I was not aware that it
> is necessary to use any  Authentification method if the IP is
> whitelisted.
>
> On 26 Aug., 17:58, Nik Fletcher <nik.fletc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are you using OAuth for your application? If not, the wind-down of
> > Basic auth is probably the reason for this decrease - and you'll be
> > without Basic Auth at the end of the month
> >
> > http://countdowntooauth.com/
> >
> > -N
> >
> > On Aug 26, 4:49 pm, David Toussaint <david.toussa...@azionare.de>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> >
> > > My company is offering a regional tweet-monitoring tool (http://
> > > twittercrawl.de) and is collecting all tweets from Germany.
> >
> > > For doing this we decided to use the REST API and got our IP-Address
> > > whitelisted a little while ago. Everything is working fine except that
> > > we are getting reduced API-limits on the REST API for some days now.
> > > Instead of being allowed to post 20k requests the number is going up
> > > and down from 16k to 2.6k to 6k and so on.
> >
> > > Unfortunately we are really depending on those 20k API requests per
> > > hour and are now wondering what could be the reason for that?
> >
> > > Any help is appreciated!
> >
> > > Thanks a lot,
> >
> > > David
>
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