Drones and stakeouts: how Tesla 'haters' put pressure on CEO Musk

Marcus Newton
August 30, 2018

Musk called him a "pedo" when refuting Unsworth's claims in a tweet. After receiving requests online that he help in the Thai rescue efforts, Musk, together with SpaceX and Boring Co. engineers, developed a mini-submarine that the stranded children could use to escape the flooded cave system.

He was responding to a tweet by Olanoff, who told Musk that his "dedication to facts and truth would have been wonderful" if he had applied it to when he "called someone a pedo". "I don't think a CEO should be on Twitter; I would have hoped that would have been the lesson".

In an emailed statement, Tesla said that Hansen's allegations were taken "very seriously when he brought them forward".

"He was offered free legal services", Musk added.

But everything was reignited on Tuesday, when ― after saying he totally, definitely, for sure didn't cry during a recent New York Times interview ― Musk further attacked Unsworth, suggesting it was true that he's a pedophile because he hadn't tried to sue.

Unsworth said he has not ruling out taking legal action against Musk over the tweets. A report published by BuzzFeed News on Wednesday revealed that Unsworth has retained legal counsel and is preparing to file a civil complaint for libel. L. Lin Wood, a defamation lawyer based out of Georgia, tweeted a letter earlier Wednesday dated to August 6, 2018.

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"You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr. Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children", Unsworth's attorney L. Lin Wood wrote in an August 6 letter first published on Wednesday by Buzzfeed News.

Musk claimed his words were "spoken in anger" after Unsworth allegedly told him to "engage in a sexual act with the mini-sub". "You did so without any basis".

In his response to Olanoff on Tuesday, Musk seemed to imply that if the "pedo" accusation were really false, the cave diver would have sued him.

To keep tabs on Tesla inventory, @Latrilife monitors California lots where he said Tesla cars are kept before being shipped to distribution centers and posts the footage on Twitter.

Musk's decision not to join fellow members of the Silicon Valley elite at the festival comes after the SEC opened an inquiry into erratic billionaires tweet claiming to have secured funding to take Tesla private.

"Have you actually done any research at all?" he said.

Other reports by MaliBehiribAe

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