- Peter Zatko, Twitter’s former chief security officer, will testify at the upcoming hearing.
- Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has also been invited to testify by the senators.
richest man in the world, Elon Musk, retracted a $44 billion bid to acquire Twitter, citing a whistleblower as the reason behind it. However, at an upcoming US Senate hearing, former Twitter chief security officer Peter Zatko will testify about the platform’s security measures.
The Financial Times claims that Zatko’s meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee will have a significant impact on the ongoing legal dispute between Elon Musk and . Twitter. The company’s former security chief said Twitter lied about the bot data of its users and its powers.
Robots playing the game
According to Zatko, Twitter’s lack of cybersecurity standards has allowed foreign intelligence agencies to infiltrate the network. On the other hand, concerns about bots were mentioned. Musk later referred to the whistleblower in a second termination letter to the social media giant.
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal He has also been called to testify by members of the Senate Richard Durbin and Charles Grassley. In fact, the government sent a barrage of inquiries about the integrity of the system. However, the deadline for answering these questions is September 26.
The report indicated that Twitter chose to remain silent about the speech, and pointed to this fact. While it is also unknown if Agrawal will be present at the meeting.
The acquisition of Elon Musk Twitter was a prime example of how unexpectedly large results can come from seemingly innocuous transactions. However, the social network company has already been sued over the massive $44 billion deal. Finally, Musk said, he failed to accurately predict the size of the robots trying to eliminate him. Moreover, it deceived the government agencies responsible for supervising the industry.
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