- On Monday, John Paul Mac Isaac, the laptop repairman behind the suspicious exposure of the New York Post on Hunter Biden, sued Twitter for libel.
- Isaac claimed that based on Twitter’s policy of prohibiting the sharing of hacked content, Twitter pretended to be a hacker by prohibiting the Post from posting tweets about his story.
- Isaac said that the scandal caused him to close his business and he asked the court to award him $500 million in punitive damages.
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The laptop repairman at the New York Post’s controversial Hunter Biden Exhibition Center is suing Twitter for defamation, claiming that the social media giant suggested that he was a hacker and caused him to lose business.
John Paul Mac Isaac filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Monday and was held by Business Insider that he was hired in April 2019 Repairing Biden’s laptop, but despite Isaac Biden’s collection of the equipment in the future, he contacted him at least twice.
Isaac then handed over the device to the FBI and shared a copy of the hard drive with Robert Costello. Giuliani provided the information on the laptop to the post office to learn about their story about Biden and his business dealings with Ukraine.
Soon after the “Post” published the story, Twitter suspended the newspaper’s Twitter account and prevented people from posting tweets about the story on the grounds that it opposed the “distribution of hacked material” policy.
But Isaac said that the information in the story did not come from hacked material. He said that it was obtained because the computer was discarded.
“The plaintiff was widely regarded as a hacker directly due to the defendant’s actions and statements, and on the same day the defendant classified the plaintiff as a hacker, the plaintiff began to receive negative comments on his business and threats to himself and others.”
Twitter later cancelled the ban on Post’s Twitter account and allowed discussion on the matter-despite adding contextual tags.
But Isaac said that the destruction has been done. He said that he had to “directly cause” Twitter’s “false statement” to shut down its business.
Isaac asked the court to award him $500 million in punitive damages and forced Twitter to “publicly withdraw all false statements.”
The “Post” story claims that Hunter Biden used his influential father to establish business contacts in Ukraine, but this story has several loopholes, and raises questions about the origin of the laptop and the upcoming exposure time Many problems. The 2020 general election.
In October, more than 50 former intelligence officials signed a letter stating that the “Washington Post” story “has all the classic characteristics of Russian information operations”, but Trump’s spy chief stated that there is no evidence that the laptop is “Part of Russia’s false propaganda campaign.”
Read the full lawsuit of Isaac below: