Bloomberg Law
March 27, 2023, 2:39 PM

Twitter Source Code Leak Turns Into Hunt for the Perpetrator (2)

Dana Hull
Dana Hull
Bloomberg News

Twitter is trying to hunt down the person who leaked proprietary source code that was published online until last week.

The code, which forms the basis for the web service’s platform and internal tools, was posted on GitHub — the widely used code repository that’s now owned by Microsoft Corp., a California court filing submitted by Twitter on Friday shows. GitHub Inc. complied with Twitter’s request to remove the data under a copyright infringement claim and posted Twitter’s request online. The account responsible for the posting, named FreeSpeechEnthusiast, signed up on GitHub at the start of the year ...

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