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OAN Loses Bid To Dismiss Smartmatic Defamation Suit

Business Insider reports: A federal judge on Tuesday gave a green light to Smartmatic’s defamation lawsuit against One America News, a right-wing media organization it alleges pushed conspiracy theories about the election technology company’s role in the 2020 presidential election. Herring Networks, which operates OAN, asked US District Judge Carl J. Nichols to dismiss the lawsuit, arguing he didn’t have …

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Fox Countersues Smartmatic, Claims False Revenue

Axios reports: Fox News is suing the voting machine company Smartmatic in a bid to counter the latter’s defamation suit against the network. Fox now alleges Smartmatic exaggerated the financial damage caused by the reports, an alleged violation of a New York statute that deters lawsuits aiming to discourage free speech. Smartmatic stands “to make nearly $2 billion in annual …

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Fox News Loses Bid To Toss $2.7 Billion Smartmatic Suit

Deadline reports: A New York judge has denied Fox News’ efforts to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by election systems company Smartmatic. Judge David Cohen also declined to dismiss claims against host Maria Bartiromo and former host Lou Dobbs, while tossing out claims against Jeanine Pirro and a guest on Fox News in the aftermath of the 2020 election, attorney …

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Smartmatic Sues Lindell And MyPillow For Defamation

The Huffington Post reports: The Smartmatic voting machine company has filed a scathing defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump ally and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, alleging he concocted lies about a rigged presidential election to sell his products. “Crazy like a fox. Mike Lindell knows exactly what he is doing, and it is dangerous,” Smartmatic said in its lawsuit, filed Tuesday …

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Smartmatic Sues Newsmax Media For Defamation

CNN Business reports: Smartmatic filed suit against Newsmax Media in Superior Court of the State of Delaware. The lawsuit charged that Newsmax “published dozens of reports indicating that Smartmatic participated in a criminal conspiracy to rig and steal the 2020 U.S. election and that its technology and software were used to switch votes from former President Trump to now President …

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Smartmatic Sues OAN Network For Libel And Slander

Reuters reports: Voting technology company Smartmatic on Wednesday sued right-wing U.S. television network One America News for libel and slander, according to court records. Smartmatic’s complaint against OAN has not yet been posted to the court’s docket. The case is in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. A representative from OAN did not immediately respond to a …

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Court Hears Arguments In $2.7B Smartmatic Lawsuit

Deadline reports: Rudy Giuliani’s attorney rehashed conspiracy theories and was light on evidence when pressed by a judge Tuesday in a defamation suit brought by voting software firm Smartmatic. Joe Sibley of Camara & Sibley asked New York State Supreme Court Judge David Cohen to dismiss six of the claims against his client Giuliani because they constituted “product disparagement,” or …

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Fox News Claims “No Malice” Against Smartmatic

Law & Crime reports: Fox News Media on Monday filed a memorandum of law in support of motions to dismiss Smartmatic’s billion-dollar defamation lawsuit over the network’s 2020 election coverage. The network, which filed the documents in New York Supreme Court along with replies from Fox personalities Maria Bartiromo, Jeanine Pirro, and former Fox host Lou Dobbs, argued in the …

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Fox Seeks Dismissal Of $2.7 Billion Smartmatic Suit

Law & Crime reports: Lawyers for the Fox Corporation and Fox News on Monday night filed a motion to dismiss a $2.7 billion lawsuit against the cable news behemoth by Smartmatic, a maker of electronic voting technology. Smartmatic sued Fox News and Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, and Jeanine Pirro in New York state court for reports and commentaries about the …

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Election Tech Outfit Hits Fox News, Bartiromo, Dobbs, Pirro, Giuliani, And Powell With $2.7B Defamation Suit

The New York Times reports: Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corporation and three of its popular anchors are the targets of a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit filed on Thursday by a company that became a prominent subject of discredited theories about widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Smartmatic, an election technology company, filed the suit in New York State Supreme Court …

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