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X CEO Elon Musk (r) and EU single-market commissioner Thierry Breton (third from right) in Texas, US, last May (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

Musk's X 'particularly bad' on antisemitic content, EU says

Senior EU officials have called out US social-media baron Elon Musk for publishing antisemitic content — amid questions over the future of his X platform in Europe.

"We're seeing a dramatic rise of antisemitic content on online platforms, X, formerly Twitter, seems particularly bad at stepping up to this challenge," said EU values commissioner Věra Jourová on Wednesday (18 October).

"We're sending a clear signal — things have changed in Europe," said Thierry Breton, the EU single-...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

X CEO Elon Musk (r) and EU single-market commissioner Thierry Breton (third from right) in Texas, US, last May (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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