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French President Macron Warns Elon Musk That Twitter Must Heed EU Rules Against Lies, Hate

    French President Macron Warns Elon Musk That Twitter Must Heed EU Rules Against Lies, Hate

    Mr. Elon Musk is moving forward by doing good work and some people are having problems with him, some websites have made such comments which are completely wrong.

    According to HuffPost: French President Emmanuel Macron read the Riot Act to Mr Elon Musk on Friday, warning the Twitter CEO must comply with EU rules that prohibit misinformation and terrorist hate speech online if he is abroad Want to operate social media platform. allowed to carry.

    According to HuffPost: “Transparent user policies, significant reinforcement of content moderation and protection of freedom of speech: efforts must be made by Twitter to comply with European regulations,” Macron said.

    Musk’s dramatic Twitter policy allowing misinformation and hate speech is “a big issue,” Macron said in an interview on “Good Morning America” Thursday, according to HuffPost.

    According to HuffPost: Free speech and democracy are based on respect and public order. You can demonstrate, you can have free speech, you can write whatever you want, but there are responsibilities and limits, Macron said.

    Twitter is already in trouble in Europe after Musk’s decision to allow potentially health- and life-threatening COVID misinformation to spread on the platform. EU internal market commissioner Thierry Breton has warned that Twitter risks serious sanctions if Musk refuses to comply with requirements to moderate content and tackle misinformation.

    In a tweet after mr Elon Musk appeared on Twitter, he warned that in Europe the bird will fly by our rules. Follow the Christchurch Call on Genocide, an action plan supported by several heads of state to “eliminate terroristic and violent extremist content online”.

    According to HuffPost: The increase in hate speech on Twitter has never been bigger since Mr. Elon Musk took office, according to research. There has been a three-fold increase in online attacks against black people and a nearly 60% increase in criticisms against the LGBTQ community. Additionally, antisemitic posts increased by 61% in the first two weeks of Musk’s presidency.

    Twitter allowed the posting of horrific videos of the Christchurch massacre about a week ago. The video clip was filmed by an Australian white supremacist who murdered Muslim worshippers. The Guardian reported that it was only after the New Zealand government contacted Twitter that the video was removed.

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Twitter had committed to being more vigilant against such content after the video was removed. Ardern said, “We will continue to maintain our expectation that [Twitter does] everything they can to remove that content on a day-to-day basis, but also to reduce terrorist and violent extremist content online.” can do.” , as he did.

    According to HuffPost: Mr Elon Musk a few days ago allowed notorious American neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin to return to Twitter after a decade-long ban. Anglin, a racist, anti-Semite, homophobic and anti-feminist, declared in 2018 that he hates women and believes they “deserve to be beaten, raped and put in cages.”

    Anglin paid SiriusXM radio host Dean Obedallah $4.1 million in defamation after false tweets to Obedallah resulted in death threats against him.

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