Musk’s lawyers want to interrogate Twitter employees who count the number of bots in court – media

Billionaire Elon Musk’s legal team is demanding Twitter Inc provide the names of employees responsible for calculating what percentage of social network users are bots and spam accounts.

About it writes Reuters, citing a source.

Bots and spam accounts have become a central issue in a legal battle over whether Musk should complete his $44 billion Twitter acquisition.

Twitter and Musk are preparing for the trial, which is due to begin on October 17 in Delaware.

In the letter, Musk’s lawyers asked the judge hearing the case to force Twitter to provide the names of employees so the defense team could question them, the source said.

Twitter and Musk’s lawyers declined to comment. Twitter previously said it was working to jointly share relevant information with Musk to complete the deal.

Billionaire Elon Musk said he could renew the agreement to acquire Twitter if the company shows how the authenticity of accounts on the social network is confirmed.

Billionaire Elon Musk has challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a public discussion about the percentage of bots on the platform.

Twitter has rejected claims by billionaire Elon Musk in a Delaware state court that he was duped into signing an agreement to acquire the social network.

Twitter is trying to find evidence that billionaire Elon Musk tried to sabotage funding for a $44 billion acquisition of the social network and is looking into his motivation for pulling out of the deal.

Judge Kathleen McCormick of the Delaware Court of Chancery (USA) has released the official timetable for the trial of Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk for trying to terminate the agreement to buy the company for $ 44 billion.

A court in Delaware (USA) has decided to hold an expedited review of the proceedings due to Elon Musk’s refusal to buy Twitter for $44 billion – it will be held in October and will last five days.

Twitter is suing billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk to force him to complete a $44 billion acquisition of the social media company.

On July 9, it became known that Elon Musk is breaking up a $44 billion deal to buy Twitter.

Musk claims he has the right to withdraw from the agreement because Twitter did not provide him with enough information about the company’s business.

Musk’s lawyers accused Twitter of “failing to provide or refuse” to hand over information that would help Musk and his team identify the true number of bots or spam accounts on the social networking platform.

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