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The owner of the social network Twitter, Elon Musk, announced Friday in End of the day the restoration of the accounts of journalists whose profiles had been suspended from the platform for having allegedly revealed personal information on the magnate itself.

The billionaire made this announcement after organizing an open survey asking if he was going to restore journalists' accounts after having accused them of putting his family in danger.

"The people spoke. The accounts that duplicated my location will now see their suspension lifted," said Musk, after the survey showed that 58.7 % of those questioned had voted against the suspension.

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Twitter blocked the accounts of several journalists who had reported on Thursday who reported the ban on a profile that undertook to publish real -time updates on the location of the Musk private plane, CNN reported.

Journalists, belonging to media such as the "New York Times", the "Washington Post" or CNN itself, had shared links to the Twitter profile, which is why the magnate deemed it necessary to suspend their accounts .

"Criticizing me all day, that's good, but publishing my locations in real time and endangering my family, it is not," said the owner of the platform in a tweet published on Thursday.

"If someone published in real time the location and address of journalists from the New York Times, the FBI would investigate, there would be audiences at the Capitol and (Joe) Biden would make speeches at the end of democracy" , joked Mr. Musk soon after.

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 Twitter: publications that share the position of others will be The Twitter account @elonjet, which automatically reported the journeys of the private jet of Elon Musk, was suspended Wednesday by the social network . © supplied by Franceinfo New screw tower on the blue bird platform. Twitter announced Thursday, December 15, that the tweets sharing the position of others will now be "deleted" and that "the accounts dedicated to sharing the live position" of a person "will be suspended".

Later, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, praised the "good news" of restoring journalists' accounts, "but serious concerns remain". "Twitter is responsible for respecting human rights. Elon Musk must commit to making decisions based on policies that respect the rights already available, in particular freedom of expression," he warned.

These prohibitions raise a certain number of questions about the future of the platform, because after its repurchase by the billionaire in early November, Twitter expressed his aspirations to defend freedom of expression, going so far as to unlock the account of Former American president Donald Trump, who had remained suspended since the Capitole assault on January 6, 2021.

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