President Donald Trump’s attorney and one-time actual cybersecurity adviser Rudy Giuliani accused Twitter of a conspiracy after he accidentally linked text that forwarded to an anti-Trump message.
“Mueller filed an indictment just as the President left for G-20.In July he indicted the Russians who will never come here just before he left for Helsinki.Either could have been done earlier or later. Out of control!Supervision please?” Giuliani tweeted last month after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in special counsel Bob Mueller’s probe.
Because he did not put a space between G-20 and “in,” Twitter interpreted it as a domain. The .In is a domain extension for websites in India.
Someone pounced on the tweet and bought the G-20.In domain name and posted a message on the page saying “Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country.”
The former New York City mayor and, again, this can’t be stressed enough, Trump’s one-time cybersecurity adviser, responded by baselessly alleging that Twitter allowed someone to go into his tweet and change it.
“Twitter allowed someone to invade my text with a disgusting anti-President message,” he wrote. “The same thing-period no space-occurred later and it didn’t happen. Don’t tell me they are not committed cardcarrying anti-Trumpers. Time Magazine also may fit that description. FAIRNESS PLEASE.”
Cybersecurity adviser mocked for not knowing how internet works:
“Giuliani is now blaming Twitter for this. The man in charge of the cyber. Just absolutely baffling,” NBC News reported Ben Collins tweeted.
“Here’s Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, calling his tweet a ‘text’ and claiming Twitter retroactively changed his tweet after he posted it. Trump is totally screwed,” writer Ally Maynard tweeted.
“The President's lawyer doesn't understand how the internet works, and also didn't bother to ask anyone before tweeting this, so if I'm Trump I feel like I'm in pretty good hands going forward,” mocked “Good Place” creator Michael Schur.