The pinnacle of the European Parliament has invited Elon Musk to testify earlier than the legislature, her spokesman stated on Monday.
The parliament’s speaker, Roberta Metsola, despatched a letter to the multibillionaire with the invitation to seem.
The parliament has no energy to compel Musk to show up, and his response was not instantly identified.
Musk, the boss of electrical automobile firm Tesla, has sparked upheaval and controversy since taking up Twitter in October for $44 billion.
After sacking half of the corporate’s employees, reinstating former US president Donald Trump’s account, dropping a coverage in opposition to Covid-19 misinformation, banning — then reinstating — some journalists, and briefly blocking references on Twitter to rival platforms, he has attracted scrutiny from policymakers in each america and Europe.
The European Fee has warned Musk that he dangers EU “sanctions” over the risk to media freedom.
On Monday, Musk held a Twitter ballot asking whether or not he ought to keep on as CEO of the web firm. A complete of 57.5 p.c of customers stated ‘Sure’ he ought to go.
Twitter’s share value has plunged by a 3rd since he took over the platform. Advertisers have stepped again from Twitter over the turmoil.
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