“Let me remind you that the Digital Service Act sets very precise obligations regarding content moderation,” Mr Breton said.
“Given the urgency, I also expect you to be in contact with relevant law enforcement authorities and Europol, and ensure that you respond promptly to their requests,” said in the statement.
He also pointed out that there were indications of X being used to disseminate illegal content and disinformation in the EU following the terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel.
These include repurposed old images from unrelated armed conflicts and military footage from video games.
In the response, Mr Musk has requested a list of the violations attributed to X. “Please list the violations you allude to on X, so that the public can see them.”
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