Meet the man who (kinda) deactivated Trump’s Twitter account

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[Bahtiyar] Duysak, a twenty-something with Turkish roots who was born and raised in Germany, was working as a contractor for a fixed term for the last part of his stay in the U.S. under a work and study visa.

Someone reported Trump’s account on Duysak’s last day; as a final, throwaway gesture, he put the wheels in motion to deactivate it. Then he closed his computer and left the building.

With calls for Duysak to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize (yes seriously) and dogged by a myriad of press going to ridiculous lengths to track the mysterious ex Twitter employee down, the dude just wants to go back to having a normal life.

It also seems, as indicated in the linked TechCrunch article and video interview, that Duysak didn’t actually “pull the trigger” as such. More he did what he was paid to do and set the wheels in motion for an account deactivation. He wasn’t the one the pushed the big red “off” button, but he certainly did start it on its course.

Source: Meet the man who deactivated Trump’s Twitter account | TechCrunch

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