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Musk"s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Elon Musk's daring has left its mark on electric cars and rockets, and now experts say the entrepreneur may have reshaped U.S. defamation law with his willingness to defend at a high-stakes trial a lawsuit over an off-the-cuff tweet......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2019

Musk"s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Elon Musk's daring has left its mark on electric cars and rockets, and now experts say the entrepreneur may have reshaped U.S. defamation law with his willingness to defend at a high-stakes trial a lawsuit over an off-the-cuff tweet......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2019

Elon Musk On Tesla"s Approach To Innovation: Don"t Play With The Same Old Chess Pieces

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk made comments on social media late Wednesday that he perceives the electric vehicle maker to be a “collection of a dozen startups," rather than a single company. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 10th, 2020

Tesla App To Finally Get "Embarrassingly Late" Two-Factor Authentication, Musk Says

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk acknowledged on social media Friday the delay in implementation of the two-factor security layer on the automaker’s mobile app. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 16th, 2020

UPS, FedEx Say They Don"t Have Legal Status To Deliver Postal Ballots

What Happened: United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx (NYSE: FDX) shot down social media calls stating they are unable to step in for the delivery of mail-in-ballots as they are not legally authorized to postmark the bal read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 15th, 2020

UPS and FedEx Say They Don"t Have Legal Status To Deliver Postal Ballots

What happened: United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx (NYSE: FDX) shot down social media calls stating they are unable to step in for the delivery of mail-in-ballots as they are not legally authorized to postmark the bal read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 15th, 2020

The Trump administration is asking a court to dismiss the tech industry"s legal challenge his executive order taking aim at social media companies

Associated Press/Alex Brandon The Trump administration asked a court to dismiss a legal challenge ag.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2020

Twitter Says "Spear Phishing" Attack On Employees Led To Massive Breach Involving Elon Musk, Bill Gates

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) said Thursday the attackers exploited its employees’ “human vulnerabilities” to conduct the infamous breach on the social media platform earlier this month. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2020

FBI Probes High-Profile Twitter Hack That Involved Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing the massive hack of Twitter Inc.'s (NYSE: TWTR) social media platform that took place Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 17th, 2020

More Changes Likely At Facebook After Ad Boycotts: BofA

Civil rights group Anti-Defamation League has proposed a boycott of advertising on social media sites like Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Instagram in July to protest their failure t.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 29th, 2020

Judge rules that GOP Rep. Devin Nunes cannot sue Twitter over tweets made by parody accounts pretending to be his mother and his cow

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite A Virginia judge dismissed a $250 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 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2020

The Margin: Elon Musk logs off... again

The Tesla boss, who quit Instagram back in 2018 and earlier this year said everybody should “delete Facebook, it’s lame,” told his 35 million followers on Monday that, for now, he’s had enough of the social-media platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

Trump Had A "Productive" Call With Facebook CEO Day After He Signed Executive Order Targeting Social Media: Report

President Donald Trump held discussions with Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg over the phone the day after he had signed an executive order targeting social media legal immunity, Axios read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 1st, 2020

Trump Signs Executive Order To End Social Media Legal Immunity For Third-Party Content

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Thursday aimed at limiting social media platforms immunity from legal actions arising out of third-party content posted on their platform. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 29th, 2020

Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 28th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump order may seek to limit social-media companies’ legal protections

A draft of an executive order President Donald Trump is expected to sign on Thursday would seek to limit the broad legal protection that federal law currently provides social-media and other online platforms, according to people familiar with the draft......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Key Words: Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump share a moment on Twitter — then the creator of ‘The Matrix’ claps back

Elon Musk just delivered another cryptic message to his 34.3 million Twitter followers — the latest in a long line of his social-media headscratchers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2020

The Margin: Elon Musk rants against ‘forcibly imprisoning people,’ but he’s got an iffy track record on coronavirus

He didn’t yell “go to China!” to a health-care worker. He didn’t grab a sign and join some parade. Nor did he spew some nonsense while confronting an officer in a local park. He did, however, use his social-media reach to protest the lockdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

The Margin: Elon Musk pushes hard for reopening America, but he’s got an iffy track record with his coronavirus takes

He didn’t yell “go to China!” to a health-care worker. He didn’t grab a sign and join some parade. Nor did he spew some nonsense while confronting an officer in a local park. He did, however, use his social-media reach to protest the lockdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 29th, 2020

Musk Donating Ventilators Was "Contingent On Posing For Thank You Shots On Social Media": LA Times

Musk Donating Ventilators Was "Contingent On Posing For Thank You Shots On Social Media": LA Times.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2020