Judge Throws Out Elon Musk’s X’s Lawsuit Against Pro-Censorship Group – EVOL

A federal judge in California on Monday tossed billionaire Elon Musk’s X’s lawsuit against pro-censorship organization Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH).

CCDH, a British nonprofit, has pushed tech giants to cease advertising on conservative websites and published a June study alleging X has allowed objectionable speech to proliferate on the platform.

The social media company sued the nonprofit in July for allegedly illegally obtaining X’s data for the study as well as suggesting the company is “overwhelmed by harmful content” and demanding companies cease advertising on X; but the judge found the purpose of the suit was to hamper CCDH’s speech.

Today a federal court in San Francisco issued a decision in the case X brought against the Center for Countering Digital Hate for illegally obtaining platform data to create misleading research. X disagrees with the court’s decision and plans to appeal.

— News (@XNews) March 25, 2024

“Sometimes it is unclear what is driving a litigation, and only by reading between the lines of a complaint can one attempt to surmise a plaintiff’s true purpose,” Judge Charles R. Breyer wrote in the ruling. “Other times, a complaint is so unabashedly and vociferously about one thing



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