Twitter owner Elon Musk has been invited to testify at the European Parliament. Lawmakers are concerned about changes in social media policy.
This was reported by Politico with reference to a document at its disposal.
Please come to Brussels for “Frank public dialogue” The mask was sent by the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Mezzola.
“Twitter plays a central role in the democratic life of the European Union and provides an opportunity for civil discourse. It should not inadvertently become a catalyst for hate, election interference and disinformation.”I noticed.
In November, Mezzola agreed to invite Musk at the request of liberal lawmakers.
As Politico writes, MEPs are concerned about the contradictory measures in the company’s management and the change in the platform’s policy.
“Platforms cannot change policy all the time. I have instructed European Commission teams to ensure that the EU Content Law and the Digital Services Law are implemented by September 1, 2023 at the latest.”– added European Commissioner Thierry Breton
The President of the European Parliament does not have the power to summon the CEO of the company to testify. However, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, for example, came to Brussels in 2018 for a hearing. It is currently unclear if Musk will accept the invitation.
Twitter users voted for Musk’s resignation
On December 19, Musk created a poll post asking users if he should step down as head of Twitter. A promise to fulfill the desires of users.
More than half of the respondents (57.5%) were in favor of Musk stepping down as CEO. 17,502,391 people took part in the survey.
The European Union warned Musk to block Twitter if he didn’t work by the new rules, and Elon Musk announced a “pardon” for blocked Twitter accounts.