Musk sends a threatening message to Twitter, accusing it of “violating” the deal

The American billionaire, founder of "Tesla", Elon Musk, accused Twitter of "resisting" his right to obtain information about fake accounts on the platform, describing this as a "clear material violation" of the terms of the acquisition deal.

In a letter signed by his lawyer to the company on Monday, Musk wrote that Musk "retains all rights arising therefrom, including his right not to complete the transaction and his right to terminate the merger agreement."

He wrote that the agreement stipulates that the data he requested must be provided, and said, “Mr. Musk has the right to seek, and obliges Twitter to provide the information and data,” noting that the company’s refusal leads to “more suspicion that it is withholding the requested data due to concern about what its analysis may contain about this information.” ".

Musk became a major shareholder in Twitter after buying 73.5 million shares in early April, and after about two weeks he submitted an offer to acquire the platform.

This was followed by his signing of a $44 billion deal to buy the company, but he has since given mixed signals about his commitment to the deal.

Last month, Musk wrote on Twitter that a $44 billion purchase of the company would not go ahead until he had more information about the number of fake accounts on the service, which some analysts interpreted as wanting to get a lower price for the deal, according to "CNN". bad".

American human rights organizations are seeking to prevent Musk from buying Twitter, fearing that it will allow the publication of content inciting hatred and violence on the platform.

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