Twitter suspends bot account tracking Elon Musk's jet

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The 20\u002Dyear\u002Dold has said that he turned down a $5,000 offer from Elon Musk in 2021 to shut down his bot account

The account tracked movements of Musk’s private jet using data in the public domain and puts out alerts.Sign up to receive daily headline news from the Calgary Herald, a division of Postmedia Network Inc.By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails or any newsletter. Postmedia Network Inc.

Sweeney, a 20-year-old University of Central Florida student, tweeted On Saturday that Ella Irwin, Twitter’s vice president of trust and safety, requested the account be filtered and less visible to users.In media interviews, Sweeney has said that he turned down a $5,000 offer from the Tesla Inc chief executive officer in 2021 to shut down his bot account.

Sweeney also operates similar bot accounts tracking Musk’s jet on other platforms – Meta Platforms Inc’s Facebook and Instagram and Telegram.

 

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FreeSpeech

I would've done the exact same thing. Of course, I'm not pretending to be a 'free speech absolutist'.

so much for free speech elonmusk Hypocrite

How is this news?

fareEzE PeACH

Are you going to be analyzing the twitter files in a unbiased fashion?

So much for the freedom he always cries about.

“Free speech” for the rich

It’s back up already.

And the point of this story is?

Which he is well within his rights to do. Anyone in his position would do the same… guaranteed.

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