Sam Bankman-Fried Testifies in Court, Yuga Labs, LBRY

Nov 02, 2023


In this episode of Block and Order, we dive deep into the high-profile case of Yuga Labs and its victory in a trademark infringement trial, SEC v Jarkesy, the controversy surrounding Hamas and cryptocurrency funding, and highlighting the need for accurate reporting. Additionally, we discuss LBRY’s recent shutdown, showcasing the evolving landscape of Web3 and its legal challenges. Moish also shares his thoughts about sitting in on Sam Bankman-Fried’s trial and SBF’s testimony to Judge Kaplan. Join us as we unravel the complexities of the crypto world.

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0:00 Welcome to Block & Order

1:12 Yuga wins trademark suit against Ryder Ripps

6:16 Hamas funding for crypto

9:33 LBRY shuts down

13:41 Supreme Court will decide whether SEC’s in-house enforcement actions violate 7th Amendment

17:49 Sam Bankman-Fried testifies in court

21:27 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken to comply with the IRS’s John Doe Summons

Show Notes:

Yuga Labs wins trial:

Wall Street Journal:

Hamas crypto funding – Chainalysis:

LBRY shuts down / Pierce Dissents:

Jarkesy v SEC:

SBF testifies in court:

Kraken Notice of IRS Information:

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