Magnus Granath had filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the case should be thrown out on the basis that Dr. Wright had no reasonable prospect of succeeding at trial.
Magnus Granath was asking that the court order summary judgment in his favor on the basis that Dr. Craig Wright had presented no evidence that the former’s alleged defamatory tweet had seriously harmed Dr. Wright’s reputation.
Norwegian Twitter troll Magnus ‘Hodlonaut’ Granath found a lump of coal in his Christmas stocking after seriously annoying the court overseeing his legal fight with Bitcoin creator Dr. Craig Wright.
The November 2020 complaint sought damages over an article that alleged Binance had intentionally created structures to evade U.S. regulators.
The amount concerns Dr. Craig Wright’s ongoing defamation case against Magnus Granath and brings the total amount received by Wright in the case to £210,000.
The ruling concerns an appeal by Dr. Wright to overturn an earlier decision in which a High Court judge declined jurisdiction to hear his defamation case against Norway-based Twitter user Magnus Granath.