Jean-Noël Barrot says the EU ban is imminent if Twitter “repeatedly” refuses to follow bloc’s rules
Twitter has pulled out of the EU’s voluntary disinformation code
The EU law aims to limit the spread of illegal and harmful content online
France’s digital minister Jean-Noël Barrot on Monday lashed out against Elon Musk-owned Twitter, threatening to ban the social media platform in the European Union if it “repeatedly” refuses to abide by the bloc’s rules for digital platforms.
“Disinformation is one of the gravest threats weighing on our democracies. Twitter, if it repeatedly doesn’t follow our rules, will be banned from the EU,” Barrot told radio network France Info, according to a translation by Politico.