Senate committee demands Twitter briefing by next week; FBI probes

The head of the Senate Commerce Committee demanded Thursday that Twitter staff brief the Congressional body by July 23 on the nature of this week’s hack of prominent accounts, as lawmakers start to enforce oversight and an FBI probe got under way.Influential figures such as former president Barack Obama, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Tesla founder Elon Musk, Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden, rapper Kanye West, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and others saw their accounts briefly hacked on Wednesday, posting a message for a Bitcoin scam.”It cannot be overstated how troubling this incident…

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