Yes, you do. http://stream.twitter.com/statuses/sample.json <-- click it, it will ask for authentication and when you click Cancel, it will give you an error page.
Tom On 10/7/10 6:49 PM, D. Smith wrote: > Hello! I want to start using streaming API to monitor all tweets with > certain keywords in them. Do I need to provide any authentication in > order to connect? > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk