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Elon Musk Vs Twitter, What Was Discussed By The Billionaire In Texts

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Elon musk vs Twitter

Elon musk vs Twitter

The high-stakes trial into Twitter’s delicate negotiations with the billionaire, hundreds of Elon Musk text messages were made public. As part of Twitter’s lawsuit against Mr. Musk, who is attempting to back out of the $44 billion deal, the messages have been made public. The texts reveal conversations between Mr. Musk and several of his associates, including podcaster Joe Rogan, former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and businessman Jason Calacanis. The texts show how the deal fell through. The documents were initially made public on the Twitter account @chancery daily, which closely monitors the Delaware Chancery Court, where the five-day trial will be held. Mr. Musk dislikes having others consider him their superior  The Tesla CEO admitted he didn’t enjoy being in a position of leadership during a conversation with Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal.

“Frankly, I hate doing mgmt stuff. I kinda don’t think I should be the boss of anyone. But I love helping solve technical/product design problems,” Mr. Musk told Mr. Agrawal. The two bonded over their love for engineering. “Treat me like an engineer instead of a CEO,” Mr. Agrawal told Mr. Musk in one of the messages. The messages also revealed that Twitter founder Jack Dorsey praised Mr. Agarwal’s engineering skills. Blockchain-based version The messages also reveal Mr. Musk’s future plans for Twitter. He stated in one of April’s messages, “I have an idea for a blockchain social media system that does both payments and short text messages/links like Twitter. You have to pay a tiny amount to register your message on the chain, which will cut out the vast majority of spam and bots. There is no throat to choke, so free speech is guaranteed.”

“My Plan B is a blockchain-based version of Twitter, where the ‘tweets’ are embedded in the transaction of comments,” the billionaire told Steve Davis, president of The Boring Company. “So you’d have to pay maybe 0.1 Doge per comment or repost of that comment.” The future of Twitter “A new platform is needed. It can’t be a company. This is why I left,” Mr. Dorsey said in one of the text messages. R Musk then asked him what Twitter should look like. “I believe it must be an open source protocol, funded by a foundation of sorts that doesn’t own the protocol, only advances it. A bit like what Signal has done. It can’t have an advertising model,” Mr. Dorsey replied. The redacted documents Mr. Musk’s attorneys filed on Thursday after disputing a Twitter claim that the texts couldn’t be made public because they contained sensitive information included the text messages. Several of those Twitter documents’ “public versions” have extensive redactions and are almost entirely obscured.

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