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BBC Supports Cyberbullying, Just as Long as it’s Someone They Hate

The BBC has come out in support of a cyberbully because he routinely Doxxes the man they hate. 


A university student from Florida, Jack Sweeney, has been celebrated by the BBC for his Cyberbullying, all because the man he's been doing it to is Elon Musk.  


Doxxing is a form of cyberbullying that uses sensitive or secret information, statements, or records for the harassment, exposure, financial harm, or other exploitation of targeted individuals. and Sweeney is an expert in itSweeney, decided to Dox Elon Musk and Taylor Swift by releasing the location of their private planes and how much carbon they emit.


The BBC have been reportedly desperate to get back at Elon Musk who humiliated them on national television in 2023. The reporter who could hardly contain his excitement wrote in glowing terms about how the nerdy little cyberbully was ‘owning’ the tech billionaire referring to the cyberbully as ‘getting under the skin of Elon Musk’.  Speaking about Taylor Swift, the insignificant victim in the eyes of the BBC, Sweeney said he believes despite the threat of legal action - that anybody should be able to see where her private jet is headed, and how often it flies.    Sweeney then told the BBC that he didn’t care who the victim of his cyberbullying was saying in an email to the BBC “I like to be fair," "I try to share everyone's info no matter who it is."  


But it is specifically information about the locations of private planes of the rich and powerful - posted to his social media accounts - that has repeatedly made the 21-year-old the subject of news stories and legal threats.   Sweeney is the son of an airline maintenance operations controller and a teacher, and grew up in the suburbs of Orlando. He says he has always had an ‘interest in aviation and technology, and particularly in Elon Musk's SpaceX and Tesla companies.’  Those interests gradually led him to develop a plane tracking website, TheAirTraffic.com, and social media accounts which track the aircraft of celebrities, politicians, tycoons and Russian oligarchs.  


The BBC go on to say:

This thriving cohort of online plane trackers is part of the larger Osint (open-source intelligence) community, populated by people who delve into masses of freely available online data looking for incriminating, insightful or just plain interesting nuggets of information. It is a motley crew that includes a range of individuals - from the mildly curious to dedicated researchers and committed investigative journalists. "Originally I was just kind of doing this as a hobby as I found it interesting," said Mr Sweeney, who is currently in his third year of an information technology degree at the University of Central Florida.


As time has gone by, he has found a more defined purpose. He says he believes "in the importance of transparency and public information". And there is an environmental angle: "The flyers are trying to hide the bad PR of [carbon] emissions."His data has been used in studies showing the huge carbon footprint of Ms Swift and her entourage. The singer says she has bought enough carbon offsets to cancel out emissions from her latest tour twice over.


Musk however, is not too enamored at the boy's Doxxing and says he is taking legal action against the holder of the Twitter account that tracks his private jet, arguing it put his son at risk. The @ElonJet account, which has more than half a million followers, was suspended on Wednesday. Musk said legal action is now being taken against Sweeney and others after a disturbing incident involving a stalker. "Last night, car carrying [his son] lil X in LA was followed by crazy stalker (thinking it was me), who later blocked car from moving and climbed onto hood," he tweeted. He added that any account revealing people's real-time locations will be suspended "as it is a physical safety violation".


Not a single mention of 'Doxxing' on the BBC's article of course or that in many States in the US it is a criminal offence.


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