Why SAB-121 is Massive for Crypto | Round Up

In this episode, Santi and Jason discuss the SAB-121 vote with Blockworks' Senior Reporter Casey Wagner, unpacking its bipartisan political support and huge implications for crypto. They cover the DOJ's charges in the $25M MEV boost exploit, the resurgence of meme stock mania with GameStop, and the ongoing Pump.Fun exploit drama. Santi shares his framework for valuing L1 and L2 blockchains based on total economic value. They close our by highlighting insights from DBA's research day and share their favorite youtube comments. Enjoy!

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00:00 Introduction

02:12 SAB 21 Vote

12:51 Crypto Voting in the US

28:00 MEV Boost Exploiters Charged by DOJ

36:02 SEI Ad

37:01 Aura Ad

37:49 Kinto Ad

38:45 Skale Ad

40:02 PumpFun Exploit

45:08 Youtube Comment Hate

47:11 GameStop Return

52:06 DBA Research Day

55:54 How to Value L1s & L2s

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Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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