Twitter to depose Elon Musk next week

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Washington (CNN Business)Twitter is acceptable to depose Elon Musk connected Sept. 26 and 27 arsenic portion of ongoing litigation implicit their $44 cardinal acquisition deal, according to a tribunal filing successful the case.

News of the deposition comes arsenic Twitter co-founder and erstwhile CEO Jack Dorsey is set to beryllium deposed Tuesday by lawyers for the institution and Musk.

The 2 depositions are the latest motion that the ineligible conflict betwixt Musk and Twitter is heating up. Peiter Zatko, the erstwhile caput of information astatine Twitter who turned whistleblower, was besides set to beryllium deposed earlier this month. Zatko has accused the company of superior information vulnerabilities that enactment its users, investors and US nationalist information astatine risk.

    Twitter has said that Zatko's allegations overgarment a "false narrative" of the institution and that Musk's claims are "factually inaccurate, legally insufficient and commercially irrelevant."

      Musk successful July moved to terminate the woody implicit claims that the institution has misrepresented the fig of fake and spam accounts connected its platform, and Twitter rapidly sued Musk to travel done with the agreement.

        The 2 parties are acceptable to statesman a five-day proceedings connected October 17.

        -- CNN's Clare Duffy contributed to this report.

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