Musk’s Twitter deal trial to begin in October
In a relief to microblogging site Twitter, a US court has ordered that the platform’s lawsuit against tech billionaire Elon Musk be heard in October. According to The Verge, during oral arguments before Delaware Judge Chancellor Kathleen McCormick, Twitter claimed that Musk’s bot argument was a malafide attempt to back out of the deal. The trial will be of five days. Exact dates have not yet been determined.
Musk wanted the trial to begin before February 2023. However, it is a victory for Twitter, which demanded a shorter time frame than Musk. A recent report said that Musk plans to file a retaliatory lawsuit against a microblogging site for canceling a $44 billion acquisition deal. The news came after Twitter sued Tesla’s CEO in Delaware, accusing the billionaire of agreeing to buy the site and “discrediting the company, disrupting its operations, destroying stockholder value, and walking away.” accused of attempting