Elaine Byrne: Does the truth matter to Musk – or is it up to Europe’s watchman now?

In a world where facts are increasingly seen as irrelevant and lies usurp reality, the Data Protection Commission must step up to the plate

Elon Musk completed his takeover of Twitter on October 27. Three days later, the richest man in the world tweeted a link from a discredited publication about a conspiracy theory to his 113 million followers. In his now-deleted tweet, Musk said: “There might be more to this story than meets the eye.”

The new owner of the world’s most influential global town square promoted the off-the-wall allegation that Paul Pelosi, the husband of the speaker ...