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Why doesn’t Twitter have a way to notify them of leaks or concerns outside of a bug bounty program?

L33tdawg writes:

Twitter has owned up to a privacy goof that exposed some Android users’ private tweets.That would be bad enough if the problem existed for an hour, or a day, or a month. But unfortunately for Twitter (and affected users) the problem was present from November 3 2014 until January 14 2019.That’s over four years.The good news is that the problem only affected users of Twitter for Android who had enabled the “Protect your Tweets” setting. The vast majority of Twitter users don’t protect their tweets, and in fact when you create an account on Twitter it is public by default – meaning anyone can view and interact with your tweets.


But here’s the thing: I had spotted what may have been related to the issue described above. And on December 17, I sent a message to @TwitterSupport via DM that asked them how I could notify them of a data security problem if I didn’t want to sign up or register on HackerOne. I didn’t want any bounty or anything...(continued)

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