Scraped data of 101,000 friend.tech users links their wallet addresses

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  • Banteg, a core contributor to Yearn Finance, published scraped details of over 101,000 friend.tech users — including addresses and Twitter usernames.

Banteg, a pseudonymous core contributor to Yearn Finance, has published a repository of publicly available scraped data, containing critical details of users on the friend.tech platform on GitHub. This includes wallet addresses on Base and corresponding Twitter usernames for over 101,000 users.

“101,183 people have given friend.tech access to post as them, leaked db (database) indicates,” Banteg said. This statement came after he released a CSV file containing detailed user data.

Banteg’s move extended beyond the repository. He also highlighted a troubling situation involving friend.tech’s permissions, asserting that these users had granted friend.tech the ability to post on their behalf — possibly without complete understanding or consent.

The information was unveiled followi