Elon Musk and X lose lawsuit against anti-hate nonprofit

Elon Musk and his social media platform X just suffered an embarrassing defeat in court, where a judge pilloried the “free speech” company for attempting to silence a critic’s speech.On Monday, U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer dismissed X’s lawsuit against the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), a nonprofit group that tracks hate speech on social media. Tweet may have been deleted But, X’s courtroom loss is just one layer here. The judge also made it clear that Musk and his “free speech” company had clearly targeted the CCDH in an effort to punish the group for their speech.”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 Breyer wrote in his dismissal of the suit. “Other times, a complaint is so unabashedly and vociferously about one thing that there can be no mistaking that purpose. This case represents the latter circumstance. This case is about punishing the Defendants for their speech.” SEE ALSO: Apple, Google, and Meta are being investigated by the EU under new Big Tech regulation Musk & X vs. CCDH, Winner: CCDHLast year, the CCDH published a few reports looking at the proliferation of hate speech on Elon Musk’s X. But, after a report from the CCDH that detailed how little action X takes against paying X Premium subscribers when those users espouse hate speech, Musk and company went on the offensive. Musk’s legal representative, Alex Spiro, sent…Elon Musk and X lose lawsuit against anti-hate nonprofit