KNOWLEDGE is POWER / REAL NEWS is KEY
New York: Sunday, June 26, 2022
© 2022 U-S-NEWS.COM
Online Readers: 311
New York: Sunday, June 26, 2022
Online: 313
Donald Trump's new social media platform "TRUTH Social" Join the Waiting List - Click here
Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters

SCIENCE & TECH: Elon Musk appeals judge’s refusal to lift SEC restrictions on Tesla tweets

Website 👉 https://u-s-news.com/
Telegram 👉 https://t.me/usnewscom_channel

Elon Musk on Wednesday appealed a judge’s refusal to end his 2018 agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission requiring a Tesla lawyer to vet some of his posts on Twitter.

According to a court filing, Musk will ask the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan to overturn the April 27 decision by US District Judge Lewis Liman allowing his consent decree with the SEC to stand. The SEC declined to comment.

The decree resolved an SEC lawsuit accusing Musk of defrauding investors by tweeting on Aug. 7, 2018, that he had “funding secured” to take his electric car company private, though a buyout was not close.

Musk agreed to let a Tesla lawyer screen tweets that might contain material information about the company. He and Tesla each also paid $20 million in civil fines, and Musk gave up his role as Tesla chairman.

The SEC later opened a probe and subpoenaed documents concerning Musk’s and Tesla’s compliance with the decree, after Musk asked followers in a Nov. 6, 2021, tweet whether he should sell 10% of his Tesla stake to cover tax bills on stock options.

Musk agreed to let a Tesla lawyer screen tweets that might contain material information about the company. He and Tesla each also paid $20 million in civil fines.
AFP via Getty Images

Musk argued that the decree and subpoena undermined his constitutional right to free speech, and accused the SEC of trying to launch “endless, boundless investigations of his speech.”

Liman, however, rejected Musk’s arguments, finding it “wholly unpersuasive” that Musk, already one of the world’s richest people in 2018, settled to avoid economic duress.

The judge said Musk cannot escape the decree by “bemoaning that he felt like he had to agree to it at the time but now — once the specter of the litigation is a distant memory and his company has become, in his estimation, all but invincible — wishes that he had not.”

Musk, the world’s richest person according to Forbes magazine, is trying to buy Twitter for $44 billion.

He has called himself a “free speech absolutist” who wants to change the company’s speech moderation policies. He has also said his “funding secured” tweet was truthful. 

The appeals process often takes several months.



Source link

(Visited 13 times, 1 visits today)
KNOWLEDGE is POWER / REAL NEWS is KEY
Woke & Liberal News is Fake News
You will find it on:
CNN - CBS - MSNBC - ABC - The New York Times - The Washington Post - Facebook - Twitter and more
They ALL SUCKS and simply DO NOT tell you the truth PERIOD

WARNING! If you usually get your news from one of these so-called "News Services" Welcome to you, but be prepared for big surprises!
eg. 2+2 is not 5 or 22 but 4 - There is not 57 different genders, only 2
KNOWLEDGE is POWER / REAL NEWS is KEY
Help your friends, family and the truth by sharing this article.

PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iNjQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjM2MCIgc2Nyb2xsaW5nPSJubyIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIHN0eWxlPSJib3JkZXI6IG5vbmU7IiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmJpdGNodXRlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC8ydEZzdEJzNjFQRTUvIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
IMPORTANT!

Latest Video
PGlmcmFtZSBpZD0ib2R5c2VlLWlmcmFtZSIgd2lkdGg9IjY0MCIgaGVpZ2h0PSIzNjAiIHNyYz0iaHR0cHM6Ly9vZHlzZWUuY29tLyQvZW1iZWQvJTQwQWxleEpvbmVzQ2hhbm5lbD9mZWF0dXJlPWxhdGVzdCIgYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuPjwvaWZyYW1lPg==

PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iNjQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjM2MCIgc2Nyb2xsaW5nPSJubyIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIHN0eWxlPSJib3JkZXI6IG5vbmU7IiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmJpdGNodXRlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9CWDhmdW1VR2pRTUQvIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
THIS IS IT!!!

Latest Video
PGlmcmFtZSBpZD0ib2R5c2VlLWlmcmFtZSIgd2lkdGg9IjY0MCIgaGVpZ2h0PSIzNjAiIHNyYz0iaHR0cHM6Ly9vZHlzZWUuY29tLyQvZW1iZWQvJTQwUlQ/ZmVhdHVyZT1sYXRlc3QiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj48L2lmcmFtZT4=

Livestream
PGlmcmFtZSBpZD0ib2R5c2VlLWlmcmFtZSIgd2lkdGg9IjY0MCIgaGVpZ2h0PSIzNjAiIHNyYz0iaHR0cHM6Ly9vZHlzZWUuY29tLyQvZW1iZWQvJTQwUlQ/ZmVhdHVyZT1saXZlbm93IiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+

Want The Real News
and join millions of other active users
Ă—
Show
Ă—
Show