Business

Elon Musk asked to testify on Twitter by UK Parliament

A British parliamentary committee scrutinizing draft online safety legislation has invited Elon Musk to discuss his plans to buy Twitter and the changes he's proposing for the social media platform.

Internet

Free speech, meet Elon Musk's Twitter

This week, billionaire Elon Musk struck a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. His statements before and since have led many to believe he intends to ease or eliminate content moderation. "Free speech is the bedrock of a ...

Internet

Musk's 'free speech' push for Twitter: Repeating history?

Elon Musk, the world's richest man, is spending $44 billion to acquire Twitter with the stated aim of turning it into a haven for "free speech." There's just one problem: The social platform has been down this road before, ...

Business

EXPLAINER: What Elon Musk's dance with Twitter really means

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's great Twitter turnabout—in which he disclosed his massive stake in the social media company, got a seat on its board, publicly floated drastic changes and then turned down the board role—all happened ...

Internet

Tech leaders face threat of prison under new UK online bill

Tech bosses face criminal prosecution if they fail to comply with proposed British rules aimed at ensuring people are safe online, the U.K. government said Thursday as it unveiled the draft legislation in Parliament.

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