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Twitter Whistle-Blower Raised No Spam Concerns, Company Says (2)

Sept. 6, 2022, 10:09 PM

A lawyer for Twitter Inc. said a whistle-blower who claims the company responded inadequately to spam and bot accounts never raised those concerns when he was employed at the social media platform.

None of former security head Peiter Zatko’s questions “had anything to do with spam” until he filed his whistler-blower complaint, Bradley Wilson told Delaware Chancery Judge Kathaleen St. J. McCormick at a hearing on Tuesday. Then Zatko “started parroting” Musk’s allegations against the company, Wilson said, calling it “very, very strange.”

McCormick held the hearing to consider Elon Musk’s request to amend his counterclaims to Twitter’s ...