Yes that’s really Andy Rubin

Earlier this week Andy Rubin responded to Steve Jobs via a tweet on twitter from the account @arubin

the definition of open: “mkdir android ; cd android ; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make”

This tweet has even found its way to a new piece of Swag from androidswag.com

After the tweet was blogged and written about from every site imaginable people started getting nervous that perhaps it wasn’t really Andy Rubin. ¬†To make matters a little more sketchy a check at klout.com revealed that @arubin used to be @duddy. However we tracked @duddy back to Google’s own Scott A Taylor and we got confirmation from Google’s Global Communications and Public Relations Department that it is in fact Andy Rubin’s personal twitter account.

Maybe he’ll start tweeting a little more often. Or perhaps he is doing “buzz”

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