Two huge legal cases have captured the attention of David and Brad, and that gives us the perfect chance to dive into the fascinating and complex world of technology, antitrust laws, and high-profile financial scandals. Both guys will weigh in on the antitrust actions filed against Google along with the incredible story of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried.
We start by examining the ongoing antitrust lawsuit against Google, pointing out the cyclical pattern of large tech companies facing similar challenges every 20 years, from AT&T to Microsoft. It’s a complicated issue when you’re dealing with private and public companies, and we’ll talk about whether more thought needs to be given to the ownership and regulation of emerging technologies before they become too large to control.
Then we’ll take you through the intricate details of Bankman-Fried’s story, from his rise to fame to his shocking downfall after accusations of fraud and embezzlement. If you haven’t heard about FTX and the accusations leveled against SBF, you’ll want to listen to this show.
Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
0:42 – DOJ going after Google
5:12 – What is a monopoly?
9:02 – Lawsuit against Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX
20:32 – Final Thoughts