defamation

Jury Rules You Can Call Elon Musk A Pedo Guy

Jury Rules You Can Call Elon Musk A Pedo Guy

It took a federal jury in Los Angeles less than an hour to throw out a $US190 ($278) million defamation case against Elon Musk. Calling someone a “pedo guy” to an audience of millions of Twitter followers isn’t an accusation, the jury decided, because words are tricky little devils that…

Elon Musk: ‘I’m A Fucking Idiot’

Elon Musk: ‘I’m A Fucking Idiot’

Elon Musk admitted he is a “fucking idiot” for smearing a British cave diver that helped save a dozen kids as a “child rapist” in an email to a BuzzFeed reporter, court documents in the ensuing defamation trial show.

US Court Rules Yelp Must Identify Anonymous User In Defamation Case

US Court Rules Yelp Must Identify Anonymous User In Defamation Case

Earlier this week, a California state appeals court handed down its decision in a pivotal lawsuit that could have significant effects on Yelp’s business and anonymous speech online in general. The court determined that Yelp will have to turn over documents that could identify an anonymous user who is accused…