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The latest act in the FTX ongoing circus, a little something I call “SBF Finally Gets His Day In Court,” is officially underway.
Not that you needed a reminder from me. The trial has dominated crypto coverage since it kicked off last week. Tough break for any company that’s unveiling a web3 product right now. But a stroke of luck for one that has to release bad news, I guess?
(Psst, Worldcoin: you should have waited a few weeks to come out of beta.)
All of this SBF trial talk is weird when you consider that nothing’s actually happened yet. Barring a real shocker of an incident (cue the “Surprise Witness Storms Into The Courtroom” routine) we’re months – if not years – from any kind of verdict.
So, me? I’ll wait till there’s something to say.
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