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Elon Musk asks court to delay start of Twitter trial to February 2023


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Elon Musk’s lawyers claim Twitter is pushing for an unreasonably fast trial over allegations that Tesla and SpaceX CEO improperly terminated his position To buy social media platform reports . Musk’s legal team wrote in a complaint filed Friday in response to Twitter July 12 lawsuit.

The two sides are pushing for the case to be considered on a completely different schedule. Noting that the deal has an October 24 “delivery deadline”, Twitter The four-day trial ends before the end of September. Meanwhile, Musk’s team says the case should go to trial no later than February 13, 2023.

Musk’s lawyers wrote: “The fundamental controversy over fake accounts and spam is fundamental to the value of Twitter,” repeating the billionaire Twitter incorrectly represented the size of the bots on its platform. “It’s also very real and it takes a lot of experts, it takes a lot of time, it takes a lot of time to figure it out.”

Fortunately, neither side will have to wait long to see when the proceedings begin. On Friday, Delaware Court Chancery Judge Kathleen McCormick set 90 minutes . The hearing will see McCormick hear arguments over the September trial.

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