search

EU warns Musk that Twitter must obey disinfo rules

Europe’s top official for enforcing digital regulation warns Twitter boss Elon Musk that he must do more to fight disinformation in order to comply with EU law.

The EU commissioner for the internal market, Thierry Breton, held a video call with Musk and told him “there is still huge work ahead” to bring the platform in line with Brussels’ rules.

Breton posts a brief, silent video clip of his videoconference on Musk’s platform Twitter, but follows it up with a link to a longer statement on the rival Mastodon network.

“I welcome Elon Musk’s statements of intent to get Twitter 2.0 ready for the DSA,” Breton says, referring to the EU Digital Services Act, Brussels’ overarching internet law.

“But let’s also be clear that there is still huge work ahead,” he said.

Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed
image
Register for free
and continue reading
Registering also lets you comment on articles and helps us improve your experience. It takes just a few seconds.
Already registered? Enter your email to sign in.
Please use the following structure: example@domain.com
Or Continue with
By registering you agree to the terms and conditions. Once registered, you’ll receive our Daily Edition email for free.
Register to continue
Or Continue with
Log in to continue
Sign in or Register
Or Continue with
check your email
Check your email
We sent an email to you at .
It has a link that will sign you in.