Aug 2, 2023

X Corp sues anti-hate campaigners over Twitter research

In response CCDH accused X Corp owner, Elon Musk, of trying to silence anyone who criticised him. CCDH is a not-for-profit organisation that researches and campaigns against online hate. CCDH research had shown that hate and disinformation was "Spreading like wildfire on the platform under Musk's ownership", Mr Ahmed claimed. News of the Tlegal case filed on Monday, emerged shortly after a fiery exchange of legal letters - the first, threatening legal action, from X Corp lawyer Alex Spiro was followed by a forthright response from CCDH's US attorney Roberta Kaplan. While Mr Spiro's letter focused on alleged inaccuracies in a piece of CCDH research - which the organisation denied - the case filed on Monday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California by a different law firm made a number of new allegations.

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