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Elon Musk gets thumbs up from jury for use of 'pedo guy' in cave diver defamation lawsuit

1 month ago   |   By The Register

CEO's tweeted taunt totally fine, twelve jurors decide Billionaire Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth, a Los Angeles jury concluded on Friday...
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Jurors from the Elon Musk defamation trial reportedly deliberated for less than a half-hour before ruling in his favor: 'It was very clear'

Jurors from the Elon Musk defamation trial reportedly deliberated for less than a half-hour before ruling in his favor: 'It was very clear'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The jury presiding over Elon Musk's defamation trial reportedly took around 20 minutes to rule that the Tesla and SpaceX CEO was not guilty.
British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth sued Musk in 2018, after Musk called him a "pedo guy" on Twitter.
Unsworth's lawyers argued that the term "pedo guy" was widely interpreted as Musk suggesting the diver was a pedophile, but reports from the jury suggest their case wasn't sufficient enough to prove the tweet was damaging.
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Elon Musk cleared of defamation after calling British cave diver ‘pedo guy'

Elon Musk cleared of defamation after calling British cave diver ‘pedo guy'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The Tesla co-founder was found not guilty of defamation against British diving expert Vernon Unsworth
A British cave diver who helped rescue the Thai schoolboys has lost a defamation case against Elon Musk.
Vernon Unsworth, 64, sued the Tesla co-founder after he called him ‘pedo guy' and ‘sus' in a Twitter argument following his involvement in the Thai cave rescue in July 2018.
A court heard how the comments shared by the billionaire to his millions of followers on July 15, of that year, made him ‘humiliated, ashamed, dirtied'.
But lawyers on behalf of Mr Musk argued it was no more than a...
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British Cave Expert Loses Elon Musk Defamation Case Over ‘Pedo Guy' Tweet

British Cave Expert Loses Elon Musk Defamation Case Over ‘Pedo Guy' Tweet

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Elon Musk has been found not liable in a defamation case involving a British cave explorer. Vernon Unsworth sued the Tesla co-founder after he called him “pedo guy” and “sus” on Twitter in a spat following the July 2018 Thai cave rescue. A federal court in California heard Unsworth was left feeling “humiliated, ashamed, dirtied,” by the tweet from the billionaire. Lawyers on behalf of Musk argued it was no more than a playground insult and did not represent an allegation of paedophilia. A jury agreed with Musk. This comes after Lin Wood, Unsworth's lawyer, told the jury the impact being...
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Elon Musk wins defamation lawsuit after calling British cave expert 'pedo guy'

Elon Musk wins defamation lawsuit after calling British cave expert 'pedo guy'

1 month ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Elon Musk: Court rules Tesla founder did not defame British cave diver by calling him 'pedo guy'

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

A jury has found that Elon Musk's statements calling a British cave diver who assisted in the rescue of 13 people in Thailand a "pedo guy" do not constitute defamation.
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Elon Musk found not guilty of defaming British cave explorer

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Los Angeles jury rules Musk did not defame Vernon Unsworth by calling him a “pedo guy” on Twitter Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth by calling him a “pedo guy” on Twitter, a Los Angeles jury found Friday. The case has pitted a 64-year-old financial adviser earning a salary of about £25,000 against one of the richest and most famous men in the world. The dispute stems from the Tesla and SpaceX chief's ancillary involvement in the Tham Luang cave rescue in June and July 2018, which saw 12 young football players and their coach successfully extracted from a...
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Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A jury ruled on Friday that Elon Musk is not guilty of defaming the British diver Vernon Unsworth.
Unsworth sued Musk in 2018, accusing him of defamation after the Tesla and SpaceX CEO called him a "pedo guy" on Twitter. (Musk later apologized to Unsworth and deleted the tweet.)
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Elon Musk should pay British diver he called a 'pedo guy' $190M, victim's lawyer declares

Elon Musk should pay British diver he called a 'pedo guy' $190M, victim's lawyer declares

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Elon Musk should pay for being 'a liar,' blasted the lawyer for Vernon Unsworth as he gave his closing argument at the LA defamation trial on Friday over Musk's Twitter insult.
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British cave explorer demands $190m in damages from Elon Musk over 'pedo guy' comment

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

A Los Angeles jury is expected to weigh in later on Friday whether the Tesla CEO defamed Vernon Unsworth on Twitter Elon Musk should pay the British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth at least $190m in damages for calling him a “pedo guy”, Unsworth's attorney argued in closing arguments of the Tesla CEO's defamation trial. The amount of monetary damages came on Friday as the trial, which began Tuesday, came to a close. The jury is expected to start deliberations later in the day.. Musk is in court for the final arguments, and his attorneys will respond Friday.
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