[Air-L] Library of Congress Acquires Entire (Public) Twitter Archive

live human.factor.one at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 07:39:44 PDT 2010


I don't see how this could threaten the privacy of users any more so  
than the Internet Archive (archive.org funded by Library of Congress)  
is threatening when archiving a blog.

On Apr 15, 2010, at 3:47 AM, Liz wrote:

> Library of Congress to save Tweet
> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/technology/15twitter.html
>
>
> Some online commentators raised the question of whether the library’s
> Twitter archive could threaten the privacy of users. Mr. Raymond said
> that the archive would be available only for scholarly and research
> purposes. Besides, he added, the vast majority of Twitter messages  
> that
> would be archived are publicly published on the Web.
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