Originally aired on November 21, 2023
In this episode of The O Show, host Wendy O delivers an impassioned and unfiltered monologue addressing the recent developments in the crypto industry. She expresses her frustration with the legal system, discusses the shocking resignation of Binance CEO CZ amid extortion and legal action, and delves into the intertwined issues of crypto regulation, market manipulation, and the impact on everyday people. Wendy also touches on the relationship between FTX, OpenAI, and bankruptcy proceedings, while advocating for financial inclusion and advocating for individuals to stay informed and supportive of one another.
WHAT is the impact of legal action on Binance CEO CZ?
- Binance CEO CZ has resigned amid extortion, legal action, and a plea guilty to money laundering violations
- The U.S. Department of Justice and the Treasury are involved in a major cryptocurrency action regarding Binance
- The SEC and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are attending a DOJ action related to CZ
WHAT are the implications of FTX, OpenAI, and bankruptcy proceedings?
- FTX’s bankruptcy trustee has yet to sell a stake in Anthropics worth a significant amount
- OpenAI’s board of directors approached Anthropics about a potential merger, indicating a complex relationship among related entities
WHAT is the impact on Bitrex Global and other exchanges?
- Bitrex Global has decided to wind down operations, prompting customers to withdraw their assets as soon as possible
- The closure highlights the challenges of competing in the crypto exchange market and the impact on users
00:00 – U.S. legal system is messed up
05:45 – The entire crypto market
06:20 – BTC price analysis
08:20 – Binance CEO CZ steps down
09:55 – SEC sues Kraken exchange
34:00 OpenAI drama involves FTX & Anthropic AI
37:35 – Celsius Network bankruptcy plan confirmed
37:55 – Bittrex exchange shutting down
41:50 – Elon Musk is fighting for free speech
42:10 U.S. debt is huge