Elon Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims

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Elon Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims
Musk walked away from a $44-billion offer for Twitter in July saying the company misled him and regulators about the true number of spam or bot accounts on the microblogging platform.
By REUTERS
Published: AUGUST 30, 2022

Elon Musk has sent an additional letter of deal termination to Twitter after the world's richest person subpoenaed a whistleblower seeking documents on how the social media company measures spam accounts. Musk walked away from a $44-billion offer for Twitter in July saying the company misled him and regulators about the true number of spam or bot accounts on the microblogging platform.

According to a court filing on Monday, Musk has sought information from whistleblower and former head of Twitter's security Peiter Zatko mostly about the way the microblogging site measures spam account. A famed hacker known as "Mudge," Zatko said in his complaint that became public last week that the company falsely claimed it had a solid security plan and prioritized user growth over reducing spam.

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