EU opens formal investigation into illegal content on X

X must answer questions about its crisis response protocol by next week

John Leonard
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EU opens investigation into illegal content on X
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EU opens investigation into illegal content on X

The European Commission issued a formal request for information to X on Thursday, a day after EU Commissioner, Thierry Breton, warned Elon Musk about misinformation on the site formerly known as Twitter related to the Israel—Hamas war.

As a Very Large Online Platform (VLOP), X is obliged to comply with rules under the recently enacted Digital Services Act (DSA), including being able to demonstrate its capability to identify and s...

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