Office Hours: Elon Musk and the Algebra of Deterrence, Amazon’s Third-Party Sellers, and the Dangers of Algorithmic Ads

Scott answers a question on why Elon Musk is able to get away with skirting the law, and shares his thoughts on why Musk’s Twitter takeover attempt may be a seminal moment for the SEC. He also answers a question about what might lie ahead for the companies that aggregate third-party sellers on Amazon’s platform, and weighs the pros and cons of subscription versus ad models.