Elon Musk is The least sexy will of all time, they bought Twitter for $44 billion after the willless saga.while musk tried to reassure Yesterday’s advertiser said that “Twitter clearly cannot be a free-wheeling hell where anything you say has no consequences,” and the acquisition is expected to bring about 240 million shares of the social network. It poses practical questions about what millions of active users can expect from the platform in the future.
Chief among these concerns is the question of how Twitter’s stance on user security and privacy will change in the age of Musk. Many, including CEO Parag Agrawal, general counsel Sean Edgett, and the company’s head of legal, trust and safety Vijaya Gadde, who is known to have worked to protect user data from law enforcement. The demand and court order that led to Twitter executives being fired last night. Gadet ran the committee that banned Donald Trump from Twitter in January 2021 following the Capitol riots. Meanwhile, Mr. Musk said in May that he wanted Mr. Trump back on the platform, saying the dismissal of the former US president was “morally bad.”
Musk this afternoon I have written “Twitter will form a content moderation council with broad and diverse perspectives. No major content decisions or account reinstatements will be made before that council convenes.”
Content moderation has a significant impact on user security on any platform, especially if it contains hate speech or violent misinformation. However, other topics, such as the privacy of Twitter’s direct messages, protection from illegal government data requests, and the overall quality of Twitter’s security protections, will be big issues in the coming weeks. This is especially true in light of recent accusations by Twitter’s former chief security officer, his Peiter “Mudge” Zatko. In his August whistleblower report, he said Twitter’s digital security defenses were grossly inadequate.
“Personally, I don’t know what to do, especially considering Madge’s whistleblower complaint,” says Whitney Merrill, a privacy and data protection attorney and former Federal Trade Commission attorney. “I’m not going to put sensitive data or data I want to keep confidential in my DMs.”
twitter provide the tools Downloading all the data held in your account and reviewing your treasures is a good first step in understanding what information the company has linked to you. It is unclear exactly how much control over the . This means deleting messages from your own account and not messages intended for other users.
More broadly, Twitter’s current policy regarding account deactivation states, “If you do not log back into your account for 30 days after deactivation, your account will be permanently deactivated. All information associated with your account will no longer be available in our authoring tools.” Exactly what this means in terms of long-term data retention is unclear and, again, the policy may change in the future. There is a possibility that