Twitter bans the account that tracked Elon Musk’s private jet after Musk promised not to ban it because of his “commitment to free speech”

On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, it was noticed that the account that has been tracking Elon Musk’s private jet patterns had been banned on Twitter about a month after Musk himself said he would let the account remain up.

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On November 2, 2022, Elon Musk Tweeted that he would not be banning the ElonJet Twitter account that had been tracking his private jet due to his “commitment to free speech” which he said, “extends even to not banning the account following my plane, even though that is a direct personal safety risk”.

However, approximately a month later on December 14, 2022, the ElonJet account appeared to be banned on Twitter for unknown reasons except for allegedly violating “Twitter Rules”.

The account in question used publicly available information to track Mr. Musk’s private jet.

The owner of the account Jack Sweeney also has had his personal Twitter account banned alongside the ElonJet account.

The other accounts Jack Sweeney ran that tracked other flights were also banned.

Users on Twitter also pointed out that the information posted by these flight tracking accounts is available to anyone using flight tracker apps.

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