Musk and X lose legal challenge to overturn FTC privacy order

17/11/2023 | Politico

A federal judge in San Francisco ruled that Elon Musk and X platform cannot escape the scrutiny of the US Federal Trade Commission. Judge On Thursday, Thomas Hixson issued an 11-page order shortly after a hearing, stating he has no power over the FTC's administrative proceedings and refused to dismiss or halt the $150 million settlement for deceptive advertising practices. In addition, he stated that he could not prevent the agency from questioning the social media company's former CEO and current owner, Elon Musk.

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