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Library of Congress' hidden Twitter computer room: WalletPop takes a peek

The Library of Congress recently made headlines by announcing an unusual acquisition: every public tweet ever sent on Twitter. Cleverly, it made the announcement by Twitter -- and the interest brought the library's servers to a standstill. For all that, the IT guys in charge of keeping every tweet for posterity don't tweet at all.

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So, how much taxpayer money is being spent to archive 1570000 online ads for Viagra?

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