Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the agreed to … Read more

Twitter-Musk drama escalates in legal filings claiming bad behavior

The Twitter-Elon Musk saga continued this week, as the two parties traded barbs in legal filings ahead of a five-day trial that’s scheduled to start Oct. 17. Newly released legal documents from lawyers representing Musk in a countersuit against Twitter claim the social media company engaged in a scheme to “mislead investors” by providing false … Read more

Visa, Mastercard suspend payments for ad purchases on PornHub, MindGeek

Visa and Mastercard said card payments for advertising on Pornhub and its parent MindGeek would be suspended after a lawsuit stoked controversy over whether the payments giants could be helping child pornography. A federal judge in California on Friday denied Visa’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a woman who accuses the payment processor of … Read more

Alex Jones’s Lies Blow Up in His Face in Explosive Sandy Hook Trial

If there’s justice in the world, Alex Jones, the infamous conspiracy theorist on trial for the unconscionable, disgusting lies he spread that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, and that the children and teachers who lost their lives that day weren’t actually killed, will have to pay the full $150 million the families suing … Read more

22 Republican States Sue Biden Admin for the Right to Discriminate Against LGBTQ+ School Kids

Republicans have never been accused of embracing people all walks of life of their race, religion, gender, sexuality, or country of origin, but last year they have significantly and more than ramped up their attacks on the LGBTQ+ community. From attempting to ban trans girls from participating in sports voting against a bill protecting same-sex … Read more

Crypto lender Celsius is a ‘fraud’ and ‘Ponzi scheme’, lawsuit claims

Celsius on Thursday was sued by former investment manager Jason Stone, as pressure continues to mount on the firm amid a crash in cryptocurrency prices. Stone has alleged, among other things, that Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky (above) was “able to enrich himself considerably.” Piaras Ó Mídheach | Sportsfile for Web Summit | Getty Images Crypto … Read more

Paramount sued over ‘Top Gun’ copyright as ‘Maverick’ soars at box office

Tom Cruise in “Top Gun: Maverick” Source: Paramount Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick” had another blockbuster weekend at the box office, but the studio behind the film could be feeling the heat from a lawsuit filed Monday. The family of the author whose article inspired the original 1986 “Top Gun” is suing Paramount Pictures for … Read more

Amber Heard Will Appeal Johnny Depp’s Defamation Win, Her Lawyer Says

On Thursday morning, the day after Johnny Depp was awarded $10.35 million in damages for his defamation claims against ex-wife Amber Heard, today cohost Savannah Guthrie sat down with one of Heard’s attorneys, Elaine Bredehoft. Bredehoft confirmed that, as expected, the team plans to appeal, saying, “Absolutely, and she has some excellent grounds for it.” … Read more

Nice Try, Harvey: New York Appeals Court Upholds Weinstein’s Rape Conviction

Harvey Weinstein has lost its appeal. On Thursday, a New York appellate court ruled to uphold Weinstein’s conviction on rape and sexual assault charges, rejecting the idea that trial errors justified overturning the mega-producer’s conviction, for which he had received a 23-year sentence. Weinstein’s lawyers argued that trial judge Justice James Burke made multiple mistakes … Read more