PleasrDAO Sues Martin Shkreli, Musk Withdraws Lawsuit Against OpenAI, SEC and the Debt Box Case

Jun 21, 2024


Welcome to Episode 15 of Block and Order! In this episode, we kick things off with Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli facing a lawsuit from PleasrDAO over allegedly copying and sharing the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin”.

We then explore Robinhood’s $200 million acquisition of Bitstamp and its ambitions to become a significant player in the crypto exchange market and discuss the SEC’s decision to close its Salt Lake City office just weeks after the failed crypto case against Debt Box.

Kyle and Moish also break down Elon Musk’s surprising move to withdraw his lawsuit against OpenAI and delve into the intricate world of private asset tokenization, examining its potential impact on traditional finance. Lastly, we cover Terraform Labs’ record-setting $4.5 billion settlement with the SEC and what it means for the future of crypto regulation.

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Chapter Markers:

0:00 Welcome to Block & Order

1:23 PleasrDAO Sues Martin Shkreli

5:26 Robinhood Acquires Bitstamp​

9:42 SEC / Debt Box

13:40 Musk & OpenAI​

17:23 Private Asset Tokenization​

20:58 Terraform Labs to pay $4.5bn in SEC fraud case

Show Notes:

PleasrDAO Sues Martin Shkreli for Allegedly Copying One-of-a-Kind Wu-Tang Clan Album:

Robinhood Set to Acquire Bitstamp​:

SEC Closes Salt Lake City Office Following DEBT Box Judgement​:

Elon Musk Withdraws Lawsuit Against OpenAI and Sam Altman

Private Asset Tokenization​:

Terraform Labs Agrees to Pay $4.5 Billion Penalty to SEC:​

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