Elon Musk accuses Twitter of “delays, bottlenecks” while trying to postpone trial
In a response submitted Friday on Twitter’s lawsuit, Elon Musk’s legal team is pushing back on the company’s attempt to have a speedy trial in September.
- Tesla’s CEO is asking instead for it to take place in February, according to media reports.
Why it’s important: Twitter seems to intend to get this sorted out as soon as possible, but Musk wants to have more time for discovery – presumably to get a better chance to build his case.
- According to a summary of the archive reviewed by the New York Times, Musk accused Twitter of “delays” and “evasive answers” to the question of how many spam bots were active on the site.
- That problem lies at the heart of his outspoken refusal to pursue the agreement. To date, Musk has not been happy with the information Twitter has provided.
What̵[ads1]7;s nextA judge in the Delaware Chancery will hear arguments Tuesday morning from both sides of the case, according to a lawsuit.
Meanwhile: Also on Friday, Twitter’s board urged shareholders to approve Musk’s acquisition of the company, according to a new SEC file.
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