Twitter suspends bot account tracking Elon Musk's jet

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In previous media interviews, Jack Sweeney said he turned down a $5,000 offer from Musk in 2021 to shut down the bot account.

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“Real-time posting of someone else’s location violates doxxing policy, but delayed posting of locations are ok,” Musk said on Wednesday in response to a tweet about the suspension. “Doxxing” is the public release of sensitive information identifying an individual or organization, like a home address or phone number.

Sweeney, a 20-year-old student at the University of Central Florida, who also operates similar bot accounts tracking Musk’s jet on Facebook, Instagram and Telegram, tweeted on Saturday that Ella Irwin, Twitter’s vice president of trust and safety, requested that the account be filtered and less visible to users.In previous media interviews, Sweeney said he turned down a $5,000 offer from Musk in 2021 to shut down the bot account.

Separately, Twitter accounts tracking the jets of billionaire tech entrepreneurs Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates have also been suspended.

 

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But it is okay for Elon to doxx former Twitter personel?

You should take down the article. From Dec 14, 2022 at around 4:15PST:

Oh darn

Good; no one should be stalked, especially high profile folks like elonmusk

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