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Submission + - Twitter sells two years of user data, tweets (theglobeandmail.com)

fyngyrz writes: "Thought those tweets had settled back into anonymity, or that they weren't being kept for long? Ooops. Turns out that Twitter has sold a huge database of several years tweets to a marketing company, which in turn has quite a list of customers ready to data-mine the trove of remarks about, well, everything."
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Twitter sells two years of user data, tweets

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