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Twitter job cuts a concern as new EU rules kick in

According to EU Justice Chief Didier Reynders on Thursday, Twitter’s plan to close its Brussels headquarters and lay off thousands of staff raises questions about the company’s capacity to adhere to new, strict EU regulations against illicit online content.

Reynders met with Twitter representatives at the social media platform’s European headquarters in Dublin, according to Reuters, and asked the business for clarity. “Representatives of Twitter emphasised the company’s dedication to strict compliance with EU regulations. Commissioner Reynders took note and asked Twitter to turn this dedication into specific efforts.” Under the condition of anonymity, the official spoke.

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