Elon Musk misplaced an try to keep away from a deposition and terminate a privateness settlement that Twitter agreed to earlier than he purchased the corporate.
Musk’s X Corp. in July requested a federal choose for “a protecting order staying the discover of deposition of Elon Musk,” and an order to terminate or modify the corporate’s 2022 settlement with the Federal Commerce Fee. US Justice of the Peace Choose Thomas Hixson denied each requests in an order issued Thursday in US District Court docket for the Northern District of California.
The Might 2022 settlement with the FTC got here in response to Twitter concentrating on advertisements at customers with telephone numbers and e mail addresses collected from these customers once they enabled two-factor authentication. US authorities are investigating whether or not the Musk-owned social community, now formally known as X, is complying with the settlement’s privateness and safety necessities.
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