Getty Images | NurPhoto reader comments 191 with 72 posters participating Share this story Twitter shareholders voted to approve Elon Musk’s purchase of the company, weeks ahead of a trial over Musk’s attempt to exit the merger deal. Though a specific vote tally wasn’t available today, multiple news reports said investors backed the Twitter board’s ..
Getty Images | Samuel Corum reader comments 58 with 36 posters participating Share this story Delaware Court of Chancery Judge Kathaleen McCormick yesterday slammed Elon Musk for failing to provide text messages sought by Twitter. McCormick cited “glaring deficiencies” in the Musk side’s document production in an order partially granting Twitter’s request for more records, ..
Enlarge / Former Twitter security chief Peiter Zatko, also known as Mudge. Getty Images | Washington Post reader comments 199 with 75 posters participating Share this story Elon Musk’s lawyers have subpoenaed Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko in hopes of bolstering Musk’s defense against the lawsuit Twitter filed over their broken merger deal. The subpoena orders ..
reader comments 173 with 89 posters participating Share this story The pressure on Twitter to talk publicly about how it monitors and removes spam accounts continues to mount. Reports from CNN and The Washington Post reveal an 84-page whistleblower complaint alleging that Twitter isn’t motivated to track the true number of spam accounts and hid ..
Getty Images | SOPA Images reader comments 38 with 30 posters participating Share this story One of the creators of the Botometer—a web tool Elon Musk used to estimate Twitter’s spam percentage for a court filing—has reportedly said that Musk’s calculation “doesn’t mean anything.” Kai-Cheng Yang, a Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University, “questioned the methodology ..
Getty Images | Carol Yepes reader comments 216 with 121 posters participating Share this story Elon Musk’s lawyers want to question the Twitter employees responsible for calculating spam-account estimates, and they claim that Twitter is hiding these potential witnesses, Bloomberg reported yesterday. Musk on Wednesday filed a proposed order requesting that Delaware Court of Chancery Judge Kathaleen ..
Getty Images | Samuel Corum reader comments 367 with 184 posters participating Share this story Elon Musk, unsatisfied with the ongoing court case over his attempt to break a $44 billion merger contract, has challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a public debate. “I hereby challenge @paraga to a public debate about the Twitter bot ..
Aurich Lawson | Getty Images | Christopher Pike/Bloomberg reader comments 254 with 121 posters participating Share this story Twitter yesterday slammed Elon Musk’s response to the company’s lawsuit in a 127-page filing in the Delaware Court of Chancery that says Musk’s claims are “contradicted by the evidence and common sense.” Twitter’s court filing also said Musk’s ..
reader comments 157 with 68 posters participating Share this story Are spam accounts really the reason behind Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s decision to back out of his cursed Twitter deal? This week, Twitter sent a bunch of subpoenas to find out, pulling Musk’s close circle of friends and business associates into the chaotic trial. One ..
Getty Images | Grace Cary reader comments 83 with 40 posters participating Share this story Twitter is moving ahead with a shareholder vote on the merger with Elon Musk a few weeks before its lawsuit against Musk goes to trial. Twitter yesterday sent a letter to shareholders inviting them to a September 13 special meeting ..