Twitter withdraws from EU pact against disinformation
London Twitter According to the Commission, emerges from an EU agreement to combat disinformation in the Internet out of. EU Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton tweeted Friday nightthe social media platform is turning its back on the voluntary code of conduct.
“But obligations remain. You can run, but you can’t hide,” he wrote. Beyond the voluntary commitments, the fight against disinformation will be mandatory under the EU Digital Services Act (DSA) from August 25. “Our teams will be ready to enforce.”
Tech billionaire’s Elon Musk The San Francisco-based company that was acquired responded to press inquiries about the process with an automated response – as in most cases. took a stand Twitter not. Since the acquisition, Musk has scrapped previous rules against disinformation, scrapped the platform’s account verification system and replaced it with a subscription model, and wreaked havoc on content moderation. His declared goal is to turn Twitter into a “digital marketplace”.