[ExI] question for twitter hipsters

Mr Jones mrjones2020 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 01:13:55 UTC 2011

2011/5/31 spike <spike66 at att.net>

> Question please, can a person go in and change his password if he suspects
> someone has hacked his account?

Yes, without difficulty.

> Is there any reason to not change the locks if one suspects a break-in?

One is interested in being broken into.?.?

> Could the politician have not known his account had been hacked?

Only if the person who hacked it didn't make any changes, or any posts under
the account; up until the pics.

> The story doesn’t make sense to me, but I don’t know how these devices
> work.

It's just an account that allows you to send up to 140 characters into the
interwebs instantly.  You can also direct-message (private message).  People
use it to update their status, link to blog articles, etc etc etc.  It's a
site.  The 'devices'...would be someone's phone/pc, which now
have multiple clients one can use to access their Twitter account, and send

> If one made this assertion to provide plausible deniability, does it make
> sense to be a follower of…

It's possible that someone else posted a pic, on this guy's account, and he
had no advance knowledge of any of this.  BUT, if that's the case, then how
did the girl have advance knowledge, unless she's the hacker's accomplice.
 If there were 'tweets' to his account, that he didn't personally make, then
it was OBVIOUS his account was hacked, and he should've changed his password
or taken appropriate action at that time.

He's a politician, so I'm inclined to believe he's a scumbag who's guilty of
putting a pic of his no-no spot or whatever the hell he did onto Twitter.  I
haven't read the article, or seen anything about this...only know very few
details...so forgive me if I'm wrong about what pics got put where.
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