• The app Elon Musk used to calculate the number of bots on Twitter also thought he was a bot, according to Twitter's lawyers

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Photo illustration by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images
    Elon Musk is trying to back out of his $44 billion deal to purchase Twitter.
    In his lawsuit against the company, he said it is undercounting the number of bots on the site.
    But Twitter's lawyers said the tool Musk is using once classified his account as a potential bot.
    Elon Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO who entered and soon tried to back out of a $44 million agreement to purchase Twitter, used an online tool to estimate the number of bots on the platform. But the service Musk used once labeled his own account as a bot...
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  • The crux of Elon Musk's countersuit against Twitter

    14 days ago - By Fast Company

    Read Elon Musk's key argument in the case before the October 17 court date.
    Elon Musk, as surely you know by now, backed out on his $44 billion offer to buy Twitter in July, to the delight of corporate litigators everywhere. Days after Musk's avowed withdrawal, the social media company filed a lawsuit against Musk to force him to complete the acquisition. And now this week, Musk filed a fiery, 127-page countersuit-the full text of which accuses Twitter of several “sins” and has just become public.
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