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The price of free speech: why Elon Musk’s $44bn vision for Twitter could fall apart

The controversial billionaire may find that buying the platform exposes him to a whole new world of legal problems

Contained within 95 pages of dense legal jargon, the warning from Twitter to Elon Musk was clear: don’t use your considerable power on the social media platform to attack the company.

The world’s richest man and owner-in-waiting of Twitter signed an agreement for the planned $44bn (£35bn) takeover last week confirming that he could tweet about the deal so long as “such tweets do not disparage the company or any of its representatives”.

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