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comment by Kaius
Kaius  ·  116 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Brian Armstrong: Coinbase is a mission focused company

I don't know if Brian Armstrong's statement can be taken completely at face value given some recent criticism he encountered by not advocating for BLM, and then eventually doing so under some duress. So maybe an element of this stance is him avoiding future issues by saying "I only want to deal with these issues on my terms in future, if you don't agree with that then heres a bag of cash and theres the door".

Now, whatever Coinbases prerogatives/biases happen to be, I do believe that a working environment mostly free of political activism and social value signalling is one that will resonate with most people. The reaction in many of the technical groups (NOT Twitter) has been pretty positive on the statement from what I have seen.