EU targets Elon Musk with Twitter moderation warning

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2022
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The EU on Tuesday said that Twitter must "quickly adapt" to its rules on content moderation after Elon Musk, who has been vocal about freedom of speech on the platform, agreed to buy the company for $44 billion.

What they're saying: "Be it cars or social media, any company operating in Europe needs to comply with our rules — regardless of their shareholding," Thierry Breton, the EU's internal market commissioner, tweeted. "Mr Musk knows this well."

Musk "is familiar with European rules on automotive, and will quickly adapt to the Digital Services Act," he...

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