European Commission accuses Elon Musk's X platform of violating EU Digital Services Act

London — The European Union said Friday that blue checkmarks from Elon Musk’s X are deceptive and that the online platform falls short on transparency and accountability requirements, in the first charges against a tech company since the bloc’s new social media regulations took effect.
The European Commission outlined the preliminary findings from its investigation into X, formerly known as Twitter, under the 27-nation bloc’s Digital Services Act.
The rulebook, also known as the DSA, is […]
European Commission accuses Elon Musk's X platform of violating EU Digital Services Act

EU claims Elon Musk's X deceives users, could face fine – Yahoo Finance

The European Union accuses Elon Musk’s X, formerly known as Twitter, of breaching online content rules with its “verified” blue check accounts having the potential to “deceive” users. It also claims the site did not produce enough data for research use in regards to rules from the Digital Services Act.
Yahoo Finance Anchors Madison Mills and Seana Smith break down the latest developments from the EU and how it may move forward in its investigation of big tech companies like X.
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EU claims Elon Musk's X deceives users, could face fine – Yahoo Finance

Elon Musk Couldn't Beat Him. AI Just Might – WIRED

A recent study published by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) found that rage is a lucrative business. Since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict last October, “accounts posting anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim content have seen a sharp rise in followers on X,” the study concluded, and the social media company appeared to be making money from ads that showed up alongside those posts. Imran Ahmed knows this problem all too well, and he’s made it his life’s work to expose what […]
Elon Musk Couldn't Beat Him. AI Just Might – WIRED

Elon Musk opens 'Hamster Club Rave Cave' beneath Tesla gigafactory – The Telegraph

Basement of tech billionaire’s Berlin plant offers employees DJs, lasers and ‘bass speakers as big as a car’

Elon Musk has opened a nightclub in the basement of a Tesla gigafactory near Berlin.
The Hamster club, also known as the Giga Berlin Rave Cave, is reportedly open to employees, though it is not known what its hours are.
A video posted by Tesla showed people wearing hamster T-shirts walking down a futuristic corridor to a room filled with lasers, disco balls and a DJ, with […]
Elon Musk opens 'Hamster Club Rave Cave' beneath Tesla gigafactory – The Telegraph

Elon Musk Faces Legal Battles and Financial Losses Post-Twitter Takeover | Entertainment

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Elon Musk beats $500 million lawsuit by fired Twitter workers – KOAT

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Elon Musk won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming he refused to pay at least $500 million of severance to thousands of Twitter employees he fired in mass layoffs after buying the social media company now known as X.
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U.S. District Judge Trina Thompson in San Francisco ruled on Tuesday that the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act governing benefit […]
Elon Musk beats $500 million lawsuit by fired Twitter workers – KOAT

Elon Musk Finally Catches a Break in $500 Million Twitter Lawsuit – The Daily Beast

A federal judge dismissed a suit that alleged the billionaire owner of X stiffed employees when he fired them en masse.
A federal judge in California has dismissed a class action lawsuit filed against Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of the social media platform X, that alleged he owed more than $500 million in severance pay to thousands of employees he fired soon after purchasing the company in late 2022.
The complaint was filed by Courtney McMillian, who managed the company’s salary and […]
Elon Musk Finally Catches a Break in $500 Million Twitter Lawsuit – The Daily Beast

Elon Musk beats $500 million severance lawsuit by fired Twitter workers – Yahoo Finance

(Reuters) -Elon Musk won dismissal of a lawsuit claiming he refused to pay at least $500 million of severance to thousands of Twitter employees he fired in mass layoffs after buying the social media company now known as X.
U.S. District Judge Trina Thompson in San Francisco ruled on Tuesday that the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act governing benefit plans did not cover the former employees' claims, and therefore she lacked jurisdiction.
The case is one of many accusing Musk […]
Elon Musk beats $500 million severance lawsuit by fired Twitter workers – Yahoo Finance

Elon Musk escapes paying $500 million to former Twitter employees – Engadget

The social media platform formerly known as Twitter has been at the center of multiple legal battles from the very beginning of Elon Musk’s takeover. One such suit relates to the more than 6,000 employees laid off by Musk following his acquisition of the company – and his alleged failure to pay them their full severance. Yesterday, Musk notched a win over his former employees.
The case in question is a class-action lawsuit filed by former Twitter employee Courtney McMillian. The complaint […]
Elon Musk escapes paying $500 million to former Twitter employees – Engadget

Elon Musk Pushes Trump's Most Deranged Election Conspiracy | The New Republic

Elon Musk is giddy to elevate right-wing talking points about alleged rampant election fraud ahead of November.
Taking a page from Donald Trump’s book this past week, Musk has been up late, firing off various fearmongering tweets about requiring paper ballots, in-person voting, and hand-counting ballots.
It’s no coincidence. The House will vote Wednesday on the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility, or SAVE, Act, sponsored by Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee and Texas Republican […]
Elon Musk Pushes Trump's Most Deranged Election Conspiracy | The New Republic