Twitter accuses Microsoft of abusing access to social network data

Twitter accuses Microsoft of abusing access to social network data and passing it on to US authorities

Twitter claims Microsoft violated the social network’s data usage agreement. The accusation comes amid criticism from Elon Musk of OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot. He called the latterClosed source trade organizationWe work closely with Microsoft.

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Elon Musk’s attorney has raised allegations of Microsoft’s “unauthorized” use of Twitter data, including some unauthorized disclosure of that data to US government agencies. Microsoft broke”numerous provisions» Twitter Developer Agreements «over a Long period of timeIn a letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Musk spokesman Alex Spiro urged the tech giant to review Twitter content usage.

Twitter has imposed restrictions on all developers using its API. “Despite these limitations, Microsoft applications accessed the Twitter API more than 780 million times and retrieved more than 26 billion tweets in 2022 alone.“, the letter reads. A Microsoft spokesman said the company received a response from a law firm representing Twitter with some questions about the use of the Twitter API.”We will consider these questions and respond accordingly. We look forward to continuing our long-term partnership with Twittersaid a Microsoft spokesman.

Twitter’s allegations came as Musk clashed with Microsoft over artificial intelligence. In April, the businessman said he would launch the artificial intelligence platform TruthGPT to challenge the services of Microsoft and Google. He criticized the Microsoft-backed OpenAI company behind the ChatGPT chatbot for “teach artificial intelligence to lie” and said that OpenAI has become “Closed source trade organization“, which “closely associated with Microsoft“.

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