Elon Musk continues to be outsmarted by a University of Central Florida freshman who tracks jets

By: | February 4, 2022

$200 billion and a deep repository of Redditspeak are no match for a 19-year-old in Orlando with a decent knowledge of bot-building and aviation. That’s what Elon Musk found out when he tried, in vain, to get University of Central Florida freshman Jack Sweeney to take down a Twitter bot that tracks the whereabouts of the billionaire’s jet.

Musk first asked the teen behind @ElonJet to delete the account via a Twitter DM in December. Sweeney joked that he would do it if Musk gave him a Tesla Model 3. Musk said he was worried about the “security risk” of people knowing his location.

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