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Lawyers for Elon Musk are asking a federal judge in Los Angeles to toss the defamation lawsuit filed against the tech CEO by Vernon Unsworth, the British caver whom Musk called a “pedo guy” on Twitter in the wake of the rescue of a youth soccer team from a cave in Thailand last year.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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