Dec 17, 2022

Twitter reinstates banned journalists' accounts

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk says several journalists he suspended from his social media company, Twitter, will have their accounts reinstated. "The people have spoken. Accounts who doxxed my location will have their suspension lifted now," he tweeted. Some of the journalists suspended on Twitter had reported on the incident involving the jet tracking account. EU commissioner Vera Jourova had threatened Twitter with sanctions under Europe's new Digital Services Act which she said requires "The respect of media freedom and fundament rights". He has restored a handful of previously banned accounts, including former President Donald Trump's profile, which was banned following the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol.

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