[Avec France Culture] This episode of Brave New World deciphers the political project behind Elon Musk’s desire to buy Twitter.
Elon Musk is about to buy the social network Twitter for 44 billion dollars. By the end of 2022, the famous entrepreneur will therefore be the owner. He wishes to defend, in doing so, his vision of a totally uninhibited freedom of expression.
What vision does he have for this takeover? What is its strategy and what could be the implications? By digging into these questions, this episode of Brave New World allows you to have a good basis for better understanding why Elon Musk is making so much news with this historic “coup” in technology.
Elon Musk attacking Twitter: a political project?
To decipher the stakes of the takeover and better understand Twitter’s digital ecosystem, François Saltiel receives:
- Olivier LascarEditor-in-chief of the digital division of Sciences et Avenir La Recherche and author of Investigation of Elon Musk, the man who defies science (Ed. Alisio, to be published in June 2022)
- Irenee Regnauldassociate researcher at Compiègne University of Technology, blogger on But where is the web going? And co-author of Technologies everywhere, democracy nowhere (Ed. FYP, 2020)
- Leila Mörchcoordinator of the research project, Content Policy and Society Lab at Stanford University in California
And at the end of the show, find the Numerama chronicle by Marie Turcan.
Source: Numerama by www.numerama.com.
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