X owner Elon Musk has offered to pay the legal bills of users who have been allegedly discriminated against by their employers due to their activities on the social media platform.
What he said: Musk, who is currently the world’s richest man, made his offer in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Saturday night. He said the “no limit” fund applies to those “unfairly treated” for posting or liking something on the platform.
“If you were unfairly treated by your employer due to posting or liking something on this platform, we will fund your legal bill,” he said. “No limit. Please let us know.”
Replying to a user, Musk added that X will also pursue the boards of directors of companies that fall into question.
“And we won’t just sue, it will be extremely loud and we will go after the boards of directors of the companies too,” he wrote.
Why he’s doing it: Musk, 52, is making the offer amid allegations of employer discrimination against workers who engage on X.
In response to Musk’s announcement, conservative page Libs of TikTok shared a Daily Wire article that reported about a woman who was fired in January for following them on the online platform.
Musk sought to clarify the report with the woman, who was identified as Kara Lynne. Lynne replied that the situation is “more complicated than the headline,” but confirmed, “yes.”
Potential match: Just hours after offering his legal fund, Musk announced that the “Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on X.” The event is a potential cage match seemingly agreed upon by Musk and Meta CEO and fellow tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. Musk said all proceeds will go to charity for veterans.
On Sunday, Zuckerberg responded on Meta’s X competitor Threads, writing, “Shouldn’t we use a more reliable platform that can actually raise money for charity?”