Elon Musk May withdraw his social media platform XFormerly known as Twitter, effectively making it inaccessible across the continent from Europe, Business Insider reported. It is known musk The measure is considering avoiding compliance with the Digital Services Act, a regulation recently enacted by the European Commission.
The publication cited a person familiar with the company who said this musk Discussed the possibility of withdrawing its availability altogether X Block users in Europe or the European Union. The Digital Services Act came into effect across the European Union in August, requiring online platforms such as X y Meta Platform Inc., have transparent systems to moderate content, as well as eliminate false and misleading information
According to EU Commissioner Thierry Breton, the Commission is officially investigating “compliance with XWith the Digital Services Act from last week.
The commission has the power to impose “periodic sanctions” or fines that can reach up to 6 percent of a company’s overall revenue.
Elon Musk Most of the trust and security teams have fired X. In the days before the era Elon Musk inside TwitterThe platform’s trust and safety team numbered hundreds of people, and most of them were laid off shortly after Business Magnate bought the platform in October 2022.
Business Insider reports Elon Musk The idea of limiting access is considered Twitter Certain geographic areas almost immediately after taking control of the company.
Business Insider quoted a source in the know as saying, referring to thousands of employees, “that’s why he broke up the international teams whenever he got the chance.” Twitter what musk Fired after taking control of the company.
The report also added musk The idea of reducing its international presence is considered Twitter When he ordered the permanent closure of the company’s offices in Europe and India, as well as Australia, Africa and South Korea. It is known musk Then proposed that platform, known as TwitterShould work in the countries where it was most popular, especially the US, UK and Japan.
Europe represents about 9 percent of the global monthly active user base XAccording to information from Aptopia cited by Business Insider.
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