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Jeff Bezos Raises Concerns About China’s Clout Over Twitter After Musk’s Takeover

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Jeff Bezos Raises Concerns About China’s Clout Over Twitter After Musk’s Takeover

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos questioned whether Twitter will fall under the influence of the Chinese regime, hours after Tesla CEO Elon Musk secured a $44 billion buyout of the social media firm.
“Interesting question. Did the Chinese government just gain a bit of leverage over the town square?” Bezos wrote on Twitter, responding to a post by a New York Times reporter who outlined the ties between Tesla and Beijing.
“Tesla’s second-biggest market in 2021 was China (after the US) [and] Chinese battery makers are major suppliers for Tesla’s EVs,” the post said. “After 2009, when China banned Twitter, the government there had almost no leverage over the platform.”

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