The Block Research Director Larry Cermak tweeted: "With regard to the Virgil Griffith case, I would like to say that both Virgil and the Ethereum Foundation have shown very poor judgment. This is a textbook case of an ideologically driven individual He may not even realize what he did wrong. It is shocking that the Ethereum Foundation did not step in. "
Babbitt Note: On November 30, the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI in the Southern District of New York announced that they had arrested and charged Virgil Griffith, an Ethereum developer. Griffith is accused of providing North Korea with highly technical information that could be used to help North Korea launder money and evade sanctions.