Twitter has scored a victory in its lawsuit towards Elon Musk over his tried exit from a $44 billion takeover deal. In an preliminary listening to, Delaware Courtroom of Chancery chancellor Kathaleen McCormick has granted Twitter’s request for an expedited, five-day trial starting in October. The corporate had initially sought a four-day trial in September.
Musk’s attorneys requested the courtroom to delay the trial to February 2023. They claimed Twitter was in a sudden rush to finish a trial and pressure the acquisition comply with two months of alleged “foot-dragging and obfuscation” over requested knowledge referring to bots and different pretend accounts. Musk accused Twitter of underreporting the quantity of bogus accounts in a bid to clinch the deal. As a part of the decision for a delay, Musk’s attorneys additionally claimed they wanted extra time to go looking Twitter’s uncooked “firehose” knowledge.
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