, 2022-12-28 16:51:19
The college student who ran the Twitter account which tracked Elon Musk’s private jet is back on the platform after his original account was banned.
Jack Sweeney, 20, initially created an account to track the billionaire’s private jet in real time in 2020, claiming he was a ‘fan’ of the Tesla entrepreneur, now owner and CEO of Twitter. However, that account – @ElonJet – was suspended from Twitter on December 14, with Elon Musk citing his personal security concerns.
However, Sweeney is now back on Twitter with a new account – @ElonJetNextDay – which is essentially the same as the previous account, albeit with a 24-hour delay, just days after Musk had threatened to sue him following his suspension.
Musk had initially posted on Twitter that anyone sharing real-time information about the location of an individual would be suspended, claiming that flight tracking accounts like Sweeney’s posed a direct threat to the safety and wellbeing of the jets’ owners and passengers.
“Any account doxxing real-time location info of anyone will be suspended, as it is a physical safety violation,” Musk wrote on Twitter on December 15. “This includes posting links to sites with real-time location info. Posting locations someone traveled to on a slightly delayed basis isn’t a safety problem, so is ok.”
After launching his new account, Sweeney told Business Insider that he will be updating flight location data manually for the…
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