A case for the defence in a trial of Elon Musk vs The Cryptoverse

By Darren Parkin Elon Musk is a long-time, high-profile supporter of cryptocurrencies. But many crypto bulls within the ecosystem are not a fan of the multibillionaire entrepreneur. Is this view misguided? The Musk critics have become increasingly tired over the last couple of years of the world’s richest man exerting so much influence over the near-term price movements of seemingly all cryptocurrencies. His see-sawing remarks in mainstream and social media have hit prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin, amongst others, along the way. Opponents claim that many of those who have followed him…