New York University professor and staunch bitcoin critic Nouriel Roubini is threatening to sue BitMEX, a global cryptocurrency exchange.
The renowned economist lambasted Arthur Hayes, co-founder & CEO of BitMEX, for releasing a doctored video of a debate featuring the two. He alleged that Hayes, who owns the rights to the footage, neither permitted the organizers of the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei to stream the discussion live nor allowed the audience to record it. Hayes instead kept the video under wraps and tweaked it to fit a pro-bitcoin narrative before issuing it to media. The allegations read: