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Politics Dominion Voting Systems is threatening to sue MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his 'false and conspiratorial' election fraud claims

13:41  19 january  2021
13:41  19 january  2021 Source:   businessinsider.com

Dominion is going after Trump allies and right-wing media over election conspiracy theories. Experts say the voting technology company's defamation lawsuits could be devastating if they win.

  Dominion is going after Trump allies and right-wing media over election conspiracy theories. Experts say the voting technology company's defamation lawsuits could be devastating if they win. Experts say defamation lawsuits from the election technology company against President Donald Trump, Fox News may have merits.He blamed his loss in the state - and the rest of the country - on Dominion Voting Systems, an election technology company that helps states and counties tabulate their votes, suggesting he lost because of "tremendous corruption with Dominion machines," saying the election technology company "took out machines" and "shredded ... 3,000 pounds of ballots.

Officials with Dominion Voting Systems have sent Mike Lindell , the CEO of MyPillow , a legal letter warning of "You have positioned yourself as a prominent leader of the ongoing misinformation campaign," the letter said, referring to his continued false claims that their systems were rigged by

And being that dominion is suing almost everyone involved, that means these bozos need to be shit tights and organized to get away with their Even if they stop now you can sue for prior damages if you can prove that 1) they knew what they were saying was false and 2) they knew it would cause

Donald Trump, Lindell Michael are posing for a picture: My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell (right) and President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP © Alex Brandon/AP My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell (right) and President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP
  • MyPillow's CEO Mike Lindell, an ally of President Donald Trump, faces "imminent" litigation from voting machine company Dominion.
  • Dominion is threatening legal action over Lindell's claims that it facilitated election fraud — a debunked conspiracy theory.
  • Dominion has sent similar letters to Fox News and Rudy Giuliani, and filed a lawsuit against Sidney Powell.
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Dominion Voting Systems has told MyPillow's CEO Mike Lindell, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, to expect "imminent" litigation over his baseless claims that Dominion's voting machines helped rig the presidential election.

MyPillow CEO photographed holding notes after Trump meeting

  MyPillow CEO photographed holding notes after Trump meeting Photographs of myPillow CEO and President Trump supporter Mike Lindell went viral Friday after social media users were able to catch glimpses of notes he was holding as he walked outside the White House following a meeting with the president. © Getty MyPillow CEO photographed holding notes after Trump meeting Zoomed in shots of the photographs, taken by Washington Post photographer Jabin Botsford, show the partially visible notes appearing to mention "martial law if necessary" and the "Insurrection Act," an 1806 law that allows the president to mobilize the military and National Guard troops to quell civil disorder or a

Dominion threatens MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell with lawsuit over ‘ false and conspiratorial ’ claims . Mike Lindell , chief executive of My Pillow Lawyers for election technology company Dominion Voting Systems have warned prominent Trump ally and MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has received a letter from Dominion Voting Systems , warning him that litigation is "imminent" due to his false claims that the company's Lindell , an enthusiastic supporter of President Trump, has been spreading baseless claims of widespread voter fraud for months.

Lindell, a major GOP donor, has repeatedly supported Trump's claims that the election was stolen, and in December said that "the biggest fraud is the Dominion machines." The conspiracy theory that Dominion's tech switched votes from Trump to Biden has been thoroughly debunked.

In a letter sent January 8 and viewed by The Washington Post, Dominion's lawyers told Lindell they would take legal action over his "false and conspiratorial" claims.

Lindell is one of more than 150 people that Dominion has contacted over fraudulent claims about the voting machine company, the Post reported.

Read more: Lawmakers, Hill staffers, and reporters recount the harrowing experience as a violent pro-Trump mob broke into the Capitol to protest the electoral-vote count

Activists Question Walmart, Others Carrying MyPillow Products Over CEO's Response to Capitol Riot

  Activists Question Walmart, Others Carrying MyPillow Products Over CEO's Response to Capitol Riot MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been embroiled in controversy for pushing the false narrative that the election was stolen from Trump due to voter fraud.Sleeping Giants, an activist group that aims to combat hate speech and bigotry online, tweeted at Walmart, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond and Lowes on Friday asking if they would continue to carry MyPillow products after Lindell, according to them, "called for the insurrection.

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell could face potential legal consequences for continuing to spread baseless allegations about election fraud —including at a recent meeting Friday at the White House—as the Trump ally is among a number of far-right personalities Dominion Voting Systems has warned could

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell , a fierce and devoted ally of President Donald Trump, was sent a demand letter earlier this month by attorneys representing Dominion Voting Systems . Gorka, however, quickly cut Lindell off, saying that he didn’t want to get “into the minutiae” of the fraud conspiracy .

Dominion said Lindell had conducted a "smear campaign" and used his social media presence "to inflict the maximum amount of damage to Dominion's good name and business operations."

The company said Lindell had "failed to identify a scintilla of credible evidence that even suggests that Dominion is somehow involved in a global conspiracy to harvest millions of votes in favor of President-elect Biden."

"Of course, this is because no such evidence exists," it added.

Lindell told the Post that he welcomed the lawsuit, and suggested it would help him share evidence to support his claims. He did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.

Dominion had previously demanded Lindell retract his comments in a letter in December. It has sent similar cease-and-desist notices to Fox News, Newsmax, One America News, and Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

It has also filed a lawsuit against pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell, seeking more than $1.3 billion in defamation damages, after she pushed a conspiracy theory about Dominion's machines.

'Please Sue Me': MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Welcomes Dominion Lawsuit Over Election Claims

  'Please Sue Me': MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Welcomes Dominion Lawsuit Over Election Claims "I welcome Dominion to sue me. I welcome it. Please," Lindell said in response to threats of a lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems. "Please sue me and then you can show us all about your machines."Lindell, an ally of President Donald Trump, and other Republicans have repeatedly stated that Dominion's voting machines helped steal the election in favor of President-elect Joe Biden.

The CEO of MyPillow , Mike Lindell , has been threatened Dominion Voting Systems , a company targeted by President Trump and his allies, wrote to Lindell Earlier this month, Dominion filed a .3 billion lawsuit against Powell for her claims the company rigged the election by manipulating votes .

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell , last seen bringing plans for a possible military coup into the White House, has now been hit with a cease-and-desist letter from Dominion Voting Systems targeting his ongoing false public statements about the company as part of a

Lindell stands by Trump after the Capitol siege

Lindell has remained a close Trump ally even after the Capitol siege, which he described as "very peaceful."

While other companies cut ties with Trump, MyPillow offered a discount to customers using the code "FightForTrump."

On Trump's final Friday in office, he met with Lindell. Their meeting notes were photographed by Post photographer Jabin Botsford, and included phrases referencing investigating the 2020 election.

The next day, Lindell tweeted a photo of a document he claimed proved "Trump got around 79m votes to 68m votes for Biden." Twitter labelled the tweet as a "disputed" claim of election fraud and prevented it from being replied to, liked, or retweeted.

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell permanently banned from Twitter, doubles down on ‘election fraud’ claim .
Hours after MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was banned from Twitter late Monday, he doubled down on his baseless claims that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Lindell appeared on “Real America’s Voice” Tuesday and said Twitter permanently pulled the plug on his account “four minutes” after he returned from a previous suspension and tried to defend himself.A conservative Christian and fervent Trump fan from Minnesota, Lindell claimed Twitter is throttling his alleged evidence of “election machine fraud.”“Countries like China attacked our country and they changed our vote with these machines.

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