Elon Musk claims that the Twitter legal team violated the NDA

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory on January 7, 2019 in Shanghai, China. REUTERS / Aly Song

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May 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk took to Twitter Inc. on Saturday (TWTR.N) The legal team accused him of violating the undisclosed agreement by revealing that the sample size of social media site tests on automated users was 100.

“Twitter legal call to report that I violated their NDA by revealing that the bot check sample size is 100!” Musk, CEO of electric car maker Tesla Inc., tweeted (TSLA.O).

Musk tweeted Friday that his $ 44 billion cash deal to take over the company privately had been “suspended” as he waited for data on the rate of its fake accounts. read more

He said his team would test a “random sample of 100 followers” on Twitter to identify the bots. His response to a question sparked Twitter’s accusation.

When asked by a user, “Explain the process of filtering bot accounts,” Musk replied, “I chose 100 as the sample size number because Twitter counts as <5% duplicate / spam / copy."

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Report by Rachna Tanrajani in Bangalore; Editing by Cynthia Asterman and Richard Song

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