Twitter, PeopleBrowsr Settle Dispute Over Data Access

By David McAfee (April 29, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Twitter Inc. and social media analytics company PeopleBrowsr Inc. have settled a legal dispute in California federal court over alleged competition statute violations related to Twitter's massive "Firehose" data feed, agreeing to allow the firm to continue to have access to Twitter's content through the end of 2013, PeopleBrowsr announced last week.

The announcement comes four months after PeopleBrowsr urged a California federal judge to send its legal row with Twitter back to state court, arguing that the social media site violated state, not federal, competition statutes. PeopleBrowsr brought suit in November seeking to preserve its access to Twitter's Firehose feed...

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