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Alan Dershowitz to Newsmax: Big Tech Lawsuit to ‘Frame the Law’ for 21st Century
Critics of former President Donald Trump’s class-action lawsuit against Big Tech censorship are not just “wrong” about the merits of the case, but they are dangerously dismissive of a case that will dictate legal precedent for generations to come regardless of whether it is even heard, according to legal expert Alan Dershowitz to Newsmax.
“All bets are off; this is a very important case; we don’t know how it will be decided,” Dershowitz told “Saturday Report.” “But whatever way it is decided, it will frame the law for the rest of the 21st century in the age of high tech. That’s why it’s so important.”
Dershowitz, author of “Case Against the New Censorship: Protecting Free Speech from Big Tech, Progressives, and Universities,” noted conservative . . .
Musk under fire again: CEO to testify over Tesla acquisition
In the runup to Tesla Inc.’s 2016 acquisition of a company called SolarCity, Elon Musk hailed the deal as a “no brainer” — a purchase that would combine the leading maker of electric vehicles with a manufacturer of solar panels that can recharge EVs.
It didn’t exactly work out that way.
On Monday in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Tesla CEO will testify about the $2.5 billion deal in a shareholder lawsuit that alleges that Tesla’s acquisition was rife with conflicts of interest, overlooked . . .
Billionaire Richard Branson heads for space in his own ship
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Thrill-seeking billionaire Richard Branson strapped in and set off Sunday on his boldest adventure yet — a bid to reach space aboard his own winged rocket ship.
A successful flight would vault the nearly 71-year-old Branson past fellow billionaire and rival Jeff Bezos, who is planning to fly to space in a craft of his own nine days from now.
With a crowd of more than 500 people watching, a twin-fuselage aircraft with Branson’s space plane attached underneath took off in the first stage of the flight. Aboard were Branson and five crewmates from his . . .
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