Teen running a Twitter account tracking Elon Musk’s private jet refuses to offer a free Tesla to remove it


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  • Teenager Jack Sweeney became famous for his Twitter account tracking Elon Musk’s private jets.

  • Sweeney previously suggested to Mask to delete his account in exchange for a free Tesla.

  • But on Friday, Sweeney declined to offer the free Tesla Model 3 for three years.

A 19-year-old woman famous for his Twitter account tracking Elon Musk’s private jet offered a free Tesla to remove it on Friday, but rejected the offer.

Jack Sweeney had Said before I refused a $ 5,000 offer from Tesla’s CEO, so instead of deleting my account, I received a free Tesla from Mask.

On Friday’s Twitter, Scott Painter, CEO of car rental company Autonomy, said: Offer If he deletes his Maskjet tracking account, he will sweeney his Tesla Model 3 subscription.The Wall Street Journal report The offer was a 3-year subscription.

Sweeney replied, “I told you I’m not interested in subscriptions, there are many facts that suggest that this is related to Elon.”

In an interview with The Journal on Friday, Sweeney explained why he came to his decision. “I want my car, I don’t have to return it within three years,” he said. “Once you get the actual Tesla, take it down.”

Sweeney did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

His jet tracking account uses a bot to monitor publicly available air traffic data.

After declining $ 5,000 from Musk to delete his account, Sweeney told the insider, It wasn’t enough to replace the satisfaction gained by running an account..

The first conversation with Musk took place in the fall of 2021 via a direct message on Twitter. First reported by the protocolMusk said: “Can this be withdrawn? It’s a security risk.”

Sweeney replied: “Yes, you can, but does Model 3 cost you just to make a joke?”

Musk replied: “How about $ 5,000 for this account and will it help make it harder for crazy people to track me in general?”

Sweeney said: He quoted college funds and told billionaires that the money could be used to buy a Tesla Model 3.

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