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XRP Lawyer Mocks Ripple CEO's XRP Lawsuit Timeline Call

source-logo  coingape.com 25 May 2023 22:16, UTC

John E Deaton, a vocal XRP advocate has made a comical comment regarding the timeline prediction proposed by Ripple Labs CEO, Brad Garlinghouse on the ongoing Ripple case with the US SEC.

On Twitter, Garlinghouse predicted that the legal battle between Ripple and the SEC will be over in a few weeks. In response, Attorney Deaton shared a sarcastic comment, stating that he wishes Garlinghouse good luck with his predictions.

Following Deaton’s comments, some Twitter users asked why he was being skeptical and sarcastic regarding Garlinghouse’s forecasts. In his defense, the XRP advocate replied that the tweet was poorly worded.

“I’m making fun that some of us have been off in our predictions so I’m saying good luck with his,” he tweeted.

Interestingly, Deaton’s comment resonates with many individuals affected by the case. His comment highlights the irony of pursuing a precise time frame in a judicial battle that is being marred by delays and uncertainty. It also drew attention to the challenges faced by the legal system in adapting to the fast-paced and evolving nature of the crypto industry.

Meanwhile, Deaton has also been called out by the crypto community for also making predictions in the past that were not manifested.

You’re reading the tweet wrong (or I worded it poorly). I didn’t imply that I was skeptical – clearly, I agree with him. I’m making fun that some of us have been off in our predictions so I’m saying good luck with his.

— John E Deaton (@JohnEDeaton1) May 25, 2023

However, his recent comment is just one aspect of his ongoing advocacy on behalf of XRP holders. His comments might have stemmed from the fact that the case may take a whole new dimension following a court filing that revealed Attorney Kylie Chiseul Kim’s intentions to withdraw as counsel for Ripple Labs.

He has been essential in supporting the rights of XRP investors concerned by the SEC’s litigation through his grassroots campaign.

The Importance of a Prompt Resolution

The Ripple and SEC legal battle has implications beyond the parties involved. A quick resolution would give some legal precedence to the crypto market as a whole, an event that may assist in the establishment of clear regulatory rules and frameworks in the near future.

The case’s prolonged continuance has inhibited some XRP linked businesses and has generally made some investors skeptical about injecting capital into US Web3.0 firms.