If the 403 is "Administratively Forbidden", then you have been blacklisted.

Quoting Taylor :
> The best way to inquire about specific blacklisting reasons is by sending an 
> email to a...@twitter.com from the email address associated with a Twitter 
> account. Include your IP address(es) and as much information about what API 
> operations you've been making and at what frequency.
> 
> Reasons for blacklisting can include: opening too many simultaneous 
> connections to the streaming API, too many failed login attempts from an IP 
> address, repeated following/unfollowing actions, ridiculously unthrottled 
> write actions, etc. 
> 
> This is also good reading: http://support.twitter.com/entries/76915
> And of course: http://dev.twitter.com/api_terms

Tom


On 9/28/10 10:22 AM, bombonia wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I've developed an app to tweet from my t-shirt everytime i hug and
> this past Sunday, after 200+ tweets while demoing it at Maker Faire
> NYC, it stopped updating hugs and I started
> getting the 403 in my processing script window added to the seconds
> the hug lasted.
> 
> I am using the twitter4j library.
> 
> my account for this project is @bomboniahugs
> 
> I've been invited to the International Symposium of Wearables
> Computers in Seoul next Oct 10th:
> Please Help! ASAP
> 
> Thank you !
> 

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