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Some of Twitter’s source code was apparently posted online

March 27, 2023

Via: Mashable

Twitter went public in a very unexpected way recently after company officials discovered a significant leak of the social media platform’s source code.

A new report from The New York Times(Opens in a new tab) found that an unspecified part of that source code (the code that makes the site work, basically) had been publicly posted on Github.

Twitter filed a copyright claim and had the code taken down last Friday, but according to the Times, it had been public on the site for “several months,” posted by a mysterious, unidentified user named “FreeSpeechEnthusiast.”

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