Elon Musk is trying to stall his Twitter trial by a month.

Lawyers for Elon Musk today filed a motion to delay his lawsuit against Twitter by a month, arguing they need more time for Twitter to process the recent claims of former security chief whistleblower Peter Zatko.

With the proposal Musk’s legal team is attempting to amend its counterclaims against Twitter using the details of Zatco’s legal complaints against the company.

The preliminary among Musk and Twitter is as of now planned to start in October and the movement documented today would defer it into November. It’s the same tactic that Musk is using to completely thwart his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.

Twitter originally sued Musk in July to force it to comply with its multi-billion dollar acquisition agreement and Musk attempted to pull out of the sale.

Musk’s legal team this morning filed a notice with the Securities and Exchange Commission asking Jatco to terminate the acquisition agreement, citing recent allegations of security deficiencies on Twitter.

Zatco is claims are based on Musk’s original logic of ending its Twitter acquisition, which dramatically underestimated the number of bot accounts that existed on the company’s network.

Zatco filed a complaint last week with the SEC’s Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission alleging Twitter gross negligence in information security.

Zatco accused the company of encouraging the promotion of spam accounts in the name of increasing user numbers, reducing the amount of bot profiles on the platform, and making the entire enterprise run on outdated software.

There is already a movement in Congress to investigate these claims. Twitter said in court filings that Jatco’s allegations were full of inconsistencies and lack of context.

The company has long argued that spam accounts account for less than 5 percent of Twitter’s total user count. Musk and now Zatko argue that the actual figure is much higher.

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