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Experts say the Trump allies and right-wing media outlets facing defamation lawsuits from the voting-technology company Dominion could be on the hook for huge sums if they lose

Dominion Voting Systems – an election-technology company implicated in false conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election – filed a $US1.3 billion lawsuit against Sidney Powell, an architect of the conspiracy theories, on Friday. Attorneys for Dominion and Smartmatic, another election-technology company, have warned of lawsuits against President Donald Trump, […]
Experts say the Trump allies and right-wing media outlets facing defamation lawsuits from the voting-technology company Dominion could be on the hook for huge sums if they lose
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OANN is doubling down on election conspiracy theories after Dominion threatened the network with a defamation lawsuit

Dominion Voting Systems sent letters to the One America News Network threatening to sue for defamation, accusing the network of spreading unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about the election-technology company. OAN responded with letters of its own, asking Dominion to preserve certain documents concerning the election in order to help the network […]
OANN is doubling down on election conspiracy theories after Dominion threatened the network with a defamation lawsuit
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Judge rules that GOP Rep. Devin Nunes cannot sue Twitter over tweets made by parody accounts pretending to be his mother and his cow

A Virginia judge dismissed a $US250 million defamation lawsuit from Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California against Twitter on Wednesday. Nunes filed the lawsuit against Twitter in March 2019, accusing the social media site of “explicit censorship of viewpoints with which it disagrees” and “shadow-banning conservatives.” It also accused Twitter […]
Judge rules that GOP Rep. Devin Nunes cannot sue Twitter over tweets made by parody accounts pretending to be his mother and his cow
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Elon Musk argues in court documents that his Twitter can’t be taken as factual because he tweets about zombie apocalypses and being a Martian

Elon Musk is fighting a defamation case against the cave diver Vernon Unsworth, who he referred to as “pedo guy” last year on Twitter. Musk’s lawyers have repeatedly argued that reasonable people would not take Musk’s insult seriously, partly because he broadcast it on Twitter. But Unsworth’s lawyers say Musk’s […]
Elon Musk argues in court documents that his Twitter can’t be taken as factual because he tweets about zombie apocalypses and being a Martian
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Clive Palmer is demanding $500,000 from Aussie YouTube creator FriendlyJordies and threatening to sue for calling him a ‘dense Humpty Dumpty’

Australian billionaire and political donor Clive Palmer is threatening a defamation lawsuit against the YouTube channel Friendly Jordies and its main star, Jordan Shanks. The letter claims Shanks defamed Palmer by calling him, “Fatty McF—head” and “dense Humpty Dumpty.” A letter from Palmer’s lawyer demands $US500,000 in damages, legal costs, […]
Clive Palmer is demanding $500,000 from Aussie YouTube creator FriendlyJordies and threatening to sue for calling him a ‘dense Humpty Dumpty’