Exclusive: EU's Breton tells Twitter to do more to comply with bloc's tech rules

Second plenary session of the Conseil National de la Refondation (CNR) at the Elysee Palace in Paris
European Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton arrives to attend the second plenary session of the Conseil National de la Refondation (CNR - National Council for Refoundation) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 12, 2022. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

BRUSSELS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - (This Jan. 31 story has been refiled to add timing for compliance with rules)

EU industry chief Thierry Breton on Tuesday told Twitter owner Elon Musk to do more in the next few months to fully comply with the bloc's online content rules.

"I welcome the effort that Twitter is making to be in line with Europe's objectives, while acknowledging that the next months will be crucial," Breton said after a video call with Musk.

"We need to see more progress towards full compliance with the DSA. My team will follow closely the work made by Twitter and by all other online platforms," according to a readout of the call.

Reporting by Foo Yun Chee

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