Ma confirmed Musk
's sentiments, "Yeah, you want to immigrate to Mars."
said nuclear bombs would vaporize the polar ice caps on Mars, which may lead to release of vast amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere.
After denying wrongdoing, Musk
reached a settlement agreement with the SEC two days later in which Musk
and Tesla were fined $20 million each and Musk
would step down as Tesla chairman for at least three years.
, who owns 34.1 million Tesla shares, has made several strategic U-turns in the past year.
's latest Tweet announcing his exit from the platform also attracted many eyeballs.
But LA judge Stephen Wilson said Mr Musk
was not communicating in "heated and volatile" settings and a jury could conclude that his comments were more than merely opinions.
A Friday deadline set by US District Judge Alison Nathan was extended until April 30 after Musk
and the SEC asked for time to have a final version of the settlement ready to submit for court approval.
MERL, which has become famous for its witty Twitter account following theviral sensation of the absolute unit, was quick to respond to Musk
SEC lawyers led by Cheryl Crumpton wrote in a response to Musk
's defense that he interprets the settlement order as not requiring pre-approval unless Musk
decides the tweets are meaningful to investors.
According to the SEC, Musk
violated a fraud settlement by tweeting material information without preapproval, sending the firm's shares down five percent.
revealed on Twitter that he recently asked his service team to expand to all population regions (not just major metros) in North America, Eastern Europe, China, and Japan by the end of next year.
tweeted the article over the weekend, saying: "Had to be done ur welcome."