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EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter must follow content moderation rules or risk a ban in EU
According to The Financial Times, the EU commissioner Thierry Breton warned Elon Musk that Twitter must follow content moderation rules or risk a ban in EU. The Financial Times reported that Twitter cannot use an “arbitrary” approach, subject to no rules, when reinstating banned users, plus Twitter must moderate disinformation and be subject to an independent audit. Apparently,…
After Musk acquisition, Twitter announces that it no longer removes COVID misinformation
Twitter announced: “Effective November 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the COVID-19 misleading information policy.” According to The Verge, Twitter had “suspended a total of 11,230 accounts and removed nearly 100,000 pieces of content since January 2020.” The move wasn’t unexpected given Elon Musk’s “soft” position on content moderation.