By the way, if you get Twitter data from Gnip, you are not bound to
the Twitter TOS. Your business and contractual relationship is with
Gnip, not Twitter.

On Nov 17, 3:28 pm, Dewald Pretorius <> wrote:
> The minimum Gnip charge is $500 per month, with a minimum of a year
> contract, if you want to use Gnip in a production application.
> And that's before the -- still unknown -- additional access charges
> for the Twitter feeds.
> You can't use Gnip in a production application if you are not an
> incorporated business, so that excludes access for many developers,
> even if they can afford the charges.
> Maybe there's a secondary market here, for an incorporated business to
> provide access for one-man developers to Gnip data for a fee. Meaning,
> Reseller Inc subscribes to Gnip and gets the data feeds, and resells
> them to one-man developers. I haven't checked Gnip's TOS to see if
> that's expressly prohibited.
> On Nov 17, 2:51 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zn...@borasky-
>> wrote:
> > Ryan, what about User Streams? I'm building something around User  
> > Streams but it is a "non-display" analytics application. Am I at risk  
> > for Twitter inserting another business into *my* data stream as well?  
> > And I'm curious how some of the other Streaming consumers are going to  
> > react to insertion of a monopoly middleman into their data source. I  
> > briefly dealt with Gnip a while back and found their API hard to use  
> > and their pricing exorbitant.
> > --
> > M. Edward (Ed) Boraskyhttp://borasky-research.net
> > "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul Erdos

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