Elon Musk says Twitter’s legal department informed him that he had violated a non-disclosure agreement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, 7 January 2019. REUTERS/Ali Song

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May 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday (TWTR.N) The legal team accused him of violating a non-disclosure agreement by revealing that the sample size for the social media platform’s checks for automated users was 100.

“Twitter’s legal department has been subpoenaed to complain that I violated their non-disclosure agreement by revealing that the bot scan sample size is 100!” Musk, CEO of electric carmaker Tesla, tweeted (TSLA.O).

Musk tweeted Friday that his $44 billion cash deal to take the company private is “temporarily on hold” while he awaits data on the percentage of his fake accounts. Continue reading

He said his team will test a “random sample of 100 followers” on Twitter to identify the bots. His response to a question about charges sparked Twitter.

When a user asked Musk to “clarify the bot filtering process,” he replied, “I chose 100 as the sample size number because Twitter uses it for a

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(Reported by Rachna Dhanrajani in Bengaluru); Edited by Cynthia Osterman and Richard Chang

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