It took several days, but the birdsite finally produced my archive of data and I have downloaded it and unzipped it to make sure it worked. It did. Now I have deactivated my bird account. My one account won't matter to Elon, but I'm not alone. Lots of people have dropped the birdsite and more are going to. His must be a cautionary tale so that inchoate leadership is properly viewed as destructive, random precision.
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