Aug 23, 2022

Elon Musk subpoenas Jack Dorsey ahead of Twitter court battle

Elon Musk has subpoenaed Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as part of his legal battle with the tech company. As part of the trial preparations, lawyers for Mr Musk have called on his friend, the former boss of Twitter Mr Dorsey, in the hope that he will help support the Tesla boss's argument that the social media company hasn't been honest about the volume of fake accounts on its platform. Mr Musk accused the company of withholding information about fake accounts, but Twitter argued that these were excuses to cover buyer's remorse. Mr Dorsey stepped down as chief executive of Twitter in November last year and tweeted in support of Mr Musk when he announced his bid to buy the company in April, saying: "Elon is the singular solution I trust. I trust his mission to extend the light of consciousness." Mr Musk has countersued Twitter, claiming a third of visible Twitter accounts, assessed by his team, were fake.

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