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Elon Musk will hit the carpet – the EP wants a meeting on the future of Twitter. “Deeds cause anxiety”

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immediately after the acquisition of Twitter introduced new orders on the platform. First, he fired a number of key managers, and then he got rid of about half of all employees. He also increased the fee for Twitter Blue subscriptions to $8 (although he had previously wanted an even higher fee for it) and messed with the verified account badge. All this drew attention in the face of the new privacy guidelines, and yet the billionaire bought the platform – as he claims – in the name of “free speech”.

The European Parliament wants to talk to Elon Musk

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The president of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, was to announce her desire to meet Elon Musk during a closed-door meeting. This is to be a response to the request of MEPs from the liberal group Renew.

“There are good reasons to believe that the standards applied so far by the government may deteriorate at a time when the fight against election interference, disinformation and hate speech is more important than ever,” wrote MPs Dita Charanzová and Sophie in ‘t Veld in letter to the President of 8 November. “Although the exact intentions of the new owner of Twitter are not fully known, his words and actions give cause for concern,” added the MPs.

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Will Twitter meet European privacy standards?

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MEPs want to hear in person about Elon Musk’s plans for the future of Twitter and remind him of Europe’s rules governing the technology. has some of the strictest privacy laws. A new law to crack down on illegal content, known as the Digital Services Act, is likely to apply to Twitter as early as summer 2023. However, it remains to be seen whether European regulators will be able to hold Elon Musk accountable.

According to the portal’s sources, the official invitation could be sent on November 24. Top European officials have yet to discuss the details of the plan.

Source: Gazeta

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