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Elon Musk is going to trial for calling a cave diver a pedophile on Twitter

A defamation case involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk and a British cave diver will go to trial on October 22nd, according to recent court filings. Vernon Unsworth sued Musk for defamation last year after Musk repeatedly accused Unsworth of being a pedophile. A judge rejected Musk’s claim that he wasn’t making a real accusation — in part because of a potentially damning email Musk sent to BuzzFeed. “A reasonable fact-finder could easily conclude that [Elon Musk’s] statements … implied assertions of objective fact,” wrote district judge Stephen V. Wilson.

Musk and Unsworth got into a brief feud last year following the rescue of a soccer team that was trapped in a cave in Thailand. Unsworth, who helped with the rescue operation, criticized…

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