Elon Musk threatens to cancel Twitter takeover

The billionaire believes that the social network refuses to communicate to him information deemed crucial.

Who would have thought that the question of fake accounts would take on so much importance in the case of the takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk? It was through a letter from his lawyer, published by the US stock market authority, that the billionaire expressed his dissatisfaction. “Mr. Musk believes the company is withholding information. (…) He reserves the right not to finalize the transaction”, writes his lawyer. It has been almost a month since the billionaire has been asking for precise data on the volume of accounts behind which hide robots, which are used to automatically spread scams on the social network. Twitter estimates it at less than 5% of active users, but Elon Musk thinks the real figure is closer to 20%. The boss of Tesla and SpaceX asks to be able to carry out his own audit, which the social network refuses in the name of the protection of the data of its users. Instead, Twitter communicated to him the 1er June explanations…

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