only_justme65 hard to believe he got off scotfree. The world is warped. The rich get away with so much.
The result is hardly surprising, and has nothing to do with money:-
"pedo guy" https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=pedo%20guy
piethorne link not working for me. The money comment was referring to fact he can afford the best lawyers to beat the person trying to sue him.
piethorne so nothing in the urban dictionary at all till 2 or 3 months ago. 🤔 think he's very much mistaken when he said no-one thought he meant what we all think he meant though.Any South African folks that can back him up I wonder ? Be interesting to get the S.A. view 👍
msmon55 link works for me
msmon55 Nothing can be defended because everything can.
Just shows if you are rich & have friends in high places you can get away with almost anything.
Short interview with the British legal team this morning on BBC radio4 . Listen from the 1:32:44 point. >>> https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000c2tx
This case might not be over.
monkey_for_sale very interesting. Musk's own words kinda turns his court argument on its head. Hope there is a retrial and musk has to pay out a hefty sum to the man he does seem to have defamed. It was a vile thing to have said.
Wonder whether the huge damages sums actually goes against people in these circumstances . It shouldn't but I do wonder. Do judges or jury's think to themselves "you greedy ........." 😂
msmon55 Yes, I agree with you.
If I'm getting gist of this case right Mark Stevens, the Brit guy's lawyer, was saying that the jury missed the central legal point : Musk had identified the man when he called him "paedo guy" because he had given identifying information about him
Looks like the American legal team failed to state this at the trial.
monkey_for_sale not only that, but in court musk claimed it was an insult, not an allegation. Yet in messages he sent the guy he more or less said if its not true sue me, if you don't, the accusation must be true. I am no legal expert by any means but that just surely proved musks defence to be a lie?
msmon55 I don't know what the American't legal team were doing/not doing. It would seem to be, as the Americans would say - a slam dunk .
peterhall0012 on that case it might be my ad blocker and tracking protection causing it not to load. It does happen sometimes.
msmon55 You didn't miss anything. Believe me!
So we can all call elon one now
tonicurtis1967 might just do that on my twitter. Using JDart of course 😉
Not sure about this
.......and so it begins .....
It would seem in all things American, the richer you are the more you win.
I remember Ronald Reagan speaking of the evil empire, he got the destination of his disdain wrong, he should have looked closer to home. 😞