Elon Musk completes Twitter purchase and fires CEO, says broadcaster

Segundo a CNN, bilionário já assumiu controle do Twitter e demitiu o CEO Parag Agrawal e dois outros executivos
According to CNN, billionaire has already taken control of Twitter and fired CEO Parag Agrawal and two other executives| Photo: EFE/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

Billionaire Elon Musk closed this Thursday ( ) the Twitter Purchase Agreement for US$ billions, CNN reported. According to two sources heard by the American broadcaster, the businessman fired CEO Parag Agrawal and two other executives.

Musk had already signaled the closing of the deal with two actions between Wednesday (10) it’s Thursday. First, he published a video in which he appeared smiling entering the Twitter headquarters carrying a sink, next to the message “Entering Twitter HQ – let that sink in!”.

79727449 In a pun on the English word pia (sink), the message can be translated as “Entering Twitter Headquarters – leave the form fall!”, in reference to the conclusion of the deal. Then, on Thursday morning, Musk posted a letter on his social network about the transaction.

“The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important for the future of civilization to have a common digital plaza where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy way, without resorting to violence”, wrote.7972744979727449Musk, by court order, should complete the acquisition of Twitter worth $44 billion as of Friday (24) if you wanted to avoid a lawsuit brought by the company after you have turned back on the business, announced in April.7972744979727449The businessman gave up on buys days later claiming that big tech has not provided evidence that less than 5% of its daily active users are fake or spam accounts. Twitter then went to court to force the billionaire to complete the deal.

Musk later also claimed that an alleged compensation of $7,28 million paid to former security chief Peiter Zatko, who denounced cyber defense flaws on the platform, violated a clause in the acquisition agreement.79727449

The soap opera took a turn at the beginning of October, when Musk announced that he intended to close the purchase under the original terms of the proposal. It is speculated that the controversies were an attempt to reduce the value of the transaction.

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