With Twitter urge a quick trialElon Musk’s lawyers are making a case to slow things down.
In its lawsuit against Twitter’s would-be owner, the company argued that it only took four days to prove that the court ordered Musk to abide by the agreement to buy it for $44 billion. Twitter has asked SpaceX and Tesla CEOs to do their duty in the lawsuit, not only for trying to back out of the deal, but also because drag social media through the mud in process.
Twitter, which may be tired of being stuck in limbo as the film drags on, has asked for the trial to be expedited with a start date as early as September.
Musk’s legal team pushed back on Friday, claiming that the case would require “forensic assessment and analysis” of a source of deep data, referring to his argument that Twitter counts spam and fake accounts. Bloomberg reported new filings from Musk’s legal team.
The Musk team is aiming for a February 13, 2023 trial date, which Bloomberg describes as “an incredibly fast schedule for a case of this magnitude.”
Musk’s legal team wrote: “Twitter’s abrupt request for vertical speed after two months of leg traction and annoyance is Twitter’s latest tactic to hide the truth about spam accounts long enough for defendants to iron must be closed”. The filing argues that analyzing Twitter’s bot numbers would be time-consuming but the process is “fundamental” to determining Twitter’s value.
We will know more about the progress of the test in July 19when a judge will judge whether the case should go ahead.