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Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 06 2019

LOS ANGELES Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Elon Musk defamation trial goes to jury after plaintiff's lawyer calls him 'billionaire bully'

Dec 06 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 6 A federal jury in Los Angeles began deliberating on Friday to decide whether Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk defamed a British cave explorer whose lawyer said the "billionaire bully" should pay at least $190 million for branding his client a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

Jurors expected to begin deliberating in Elon Musk defamation trial

Dec 06 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 6 Jurors were expected to begin deliberating in Los Angeles on Friday in the lawsuit brought against Elon Musk by a British cave explorer who says the Tesla founder defamed him with tweets suggesting he is a pedophile.

No apology to Elon Musk from British diver at 'pedo guy' defamation trial

Dec 05 2019

LOS ANGELES The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief executive that led to the tweet was not a personal attack. | Video

Musk defamation trial may head to jury after billionaire and diver spar in court

Dec 05 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 5 Elon Musk's defamation trial could be in the hands of jury by the end of Thursday after the billionaire and the diver who is suing him sparred over the meaning and impact of a "pedo guy" tweet at the heart of the case.

British cave explorer felt 'branded a pedophile' by Elon Musk tweet

Dec 04 2019

LOS ANGELES The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk testified on Wednesday he felt "branded a pedophile" by the billionaire entrepreneur, despite Musk's assertion that his "pedo guy" tweet at the heart of the defamation case was not meant to be taken literally. | Video

Elon Musk due back on witness stand in defamation trial stemming from tweets

Dec 04 2019

LOS ANGELES, Dec 4 Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk was due to resume testifying in his own defense on Wednesday at the trial for a defamation lawsuit filed by a British diver whom the Silicon Valley billionaire called "pedo guy" on Twitter.

Elon Musk testifies his 'pedo guy' tweet not meant to be taken literally

Dec 04 2019

LOS ANGELES High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk testified at his defamation trial on Tuesday that his "pedo guy" Twitter message at the center of the case was not meant to be taken literally and was sent in response to an "unprovoked" insult he received from the man now suing him. | Video

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