Second voting tech company sues for defamation in election aftermath

Legal experts believe that Smartmatic’s defamation lawsuit against Fox News and three anchors has merit as the Fox team knowingly made false claims with malice and harm to business and reputation. Fox said Smartmatic committed election fraud through their voting machines. (CNN, February 5, 2021, by Oliver Darcy)

The lawsuit identified 100 false statement about Smartmatic that the Company said will lead to future losses of $500 million. The lawsuit will determine whether a news outlet can be held responsible for opinions of their commentators and guests. (The Washington Post, February 4, 2021, by Jeremy Barr and Elahe Izahi)

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