Elon Musk is going to trial for calling a cave diver a pedophile on Twitter

A defamation case involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk and a British
cave diver will go to trial on October 22nd, according to
recent court filings
. Vernon Unsworth sued Musk for defamation
last year after Musk repeatedly accused Unsworth of being a
pedophile. A judge rejected Musk’s claim that he wasn’t making
a real accusation — in part because of a potentially damning
email Musk sent to BuzzFeed. “A reasonable fact-finder could
easily conclude that [Elon Musk’s] statements … implied
assertions of objective fact,” wrote district judge Stephen V.
Wilson.

Musk and Unsworth got into a brief feud last year following the
rescue of a soccer team that was trapped in a cave in Thailand.
Unsworth, who helped with the rescue operation, criticized…

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Elon Musk is going to trial for calling a cave diver a pedophile on Twitter