But it’s the pretext he chose, and he started tweeting about the deal being “on hold” because of the spam bot issue. He tweeted this “without any advance notice to the company.” Twitter’s executives found out the deal was on hold the same way we did, by reading Twitter, if in fact any of them read Twitter.
Twitter’s chief executive officer, Parag Agrawal, then tweeted an explanation of how Twitter estimates its bot numbers, and Musk replied with a poop emoji. You had better believe that poop emoji is in Twitter’s complaint…
If this case does not settle and ends in a landmark Delaware Chancery Court decision, that poop emoji had better be in the opinion. All the corporate law casebooks had better have that poop emoji.
‘Enforcement 40’ for 2020
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