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 <dpr...@gmail.com> 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- > > research.net> 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.nethttp://twitter.com/znmeb > > > "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul Erdos -- 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