US senators write to Twitter over privacy compliance concerns

05/06/2023 | CNN

In the US, four senators have written a letter to Twitter Executive Chair Elon Musk and new CEO Linda Yaccarino asking about the company's privacy practices since Musk took over in October 2022.

The letter, signed by Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden, Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, and Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, says, "Mr. Musk’s behavior reveals an apparent indifference towards Twitter’s longstanding legal obligations, which did not disappear when Mr. Musk took over the company.” 

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