Germany asks the EU to tighten the rules for Twitter

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German authorities ask the EU to consider stricter regulation of Twitter after Elon Musk’s acquisition of the company.

In a letter to the European Commission, the German Ministry of Finance expresses “great concern” over the “abrupt” and “arbitrary” changes Musk has carried out.

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The EU should therefore categorize Twitter as a so-called “gatekeeper” as soon as possible, which requires the company to follow special rules, including when it comes to handling personal data, the German authorities believe.

  • Terms that change almost every hour, strange justifications for extensive restrictions on links, as well as blocking of journalists’ accounts not only threaten freedom of competition, but pose a risk to democracy, freedom of expression, freedom of information and freedom of the press, says the letter from the German authorities.
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