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Teen Who Demanded $50,000 From Elon Musk Is Now Targeting More Billionaire Jets

While Jack Sweeney waits for the Tesla and SpaceX chief to come back to the bargaining table, he hopes to enter a booming industry. 

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Elon Musk: The Man, The Myth, The Meme

Jack Sweeney never intended to get into a standoff with Elon Musk.

But Sweeney, 19, says he’s now been blocked by the billionaire on social media — after turning down $5,000 to shut down a Twitter service that tracks Musk’s private jet, and making an unrequited demand for $50,000 or at least an internship opportunity.