Musk ordered to abide by SEC settlement over 2018 tweets

The whole dispute stems from an October 2018 agreement with the SEC that Elon Musk signed where he and Tesla each agreed to pay $20 million in civil fines over tweets about having the “funding secured” to take Tesla private.

Elon Musk buys Twitter in $44 billion deal

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on a wide range of issues to more than 83 million followers.