Jun 22, 2023

Elon Musk: Australia threatens to fine Twitter over online hate

Australia's cyber regulator has called on Twitter, which is owned by multi-billionaire Elon Musk, to explain its handling of online hate. The country's online safety commissioner says Twitter has become the most complained about platform. A legal notice has been sent to Twitter demanding an explanation after one-third of all complaints received about online hate concerned the platform, Julie Inman Grant said. Although Ms Irwin has not publicly said why she left Twitter, her exit came a day after Mr Musk publicly criticised a content moderation decision. Just days later, Linda Yaccarino, the former head of advertising at NBCUniversal, took up her role as Twitter's chief executive, replacing Mr Musk.

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