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FBI notified Twitter of at least one Chinese agent in company -- whistleblower

FBI notified Twitter of at least one Chinese agent in company -- whistleblower

Reuters · 09/13/2022 10:10
FBI Twitter of at least one Chinese agent in company -- whistleblower

- Twitter whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko disclosed the FBI Twitter of at least one Chinese agent in the company, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said Tuesday.

"We’ve learned that personal data from Twitter users was potentially exposed to foreign intelligence agencies. For example, his disclosures indicate that India was able to place at least two suspected foreign assets within Twitter," Grassley said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. "His disclosures also that the FBI Twitter of at least one Chinese agent in the company."


(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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