The US Department of Justice has sued Elon Musk over “orders that threaten the security of data” of Twitter users.
This follows from legal statementthe text of which has been made public.
At the same time, as reported by the American media, the Federal Trade Commission during the investigation “found a chaotic situation in the company, due to which serious questions arose as to whether Musk and other managers ensured compliance with the requirements of X Corp. and if so, how.” About this, in particular writes The Washington Post.
In May 2022, before Musk bought Twitter, the company paid a $150 million fine for violating a 2011 privacy agreement that prohibited misleading users about how the social network uses personal data.
The company was accused of misleading users about data usage between May 2013 and September 2019.
After Elon Musk closed the deal to buy Twitter in October 2022, several security and privacy employees left the company, explaining that they feared being asked to do something that would violate the confidentiality agreement.
We remind you:
It’s already not the first lawsuit, filed by the US Ministry of Justice against the structures of Elon Musk. So, in August, a lawsuit was filed against SpaceX for discrimination against refugees in hiring.
In addition, in the US Senate require an investigation regarding Musk’s disruption of a drone attack on the Russian fleet.