Popular DJ and crypto investor Justin Blau, better known by his stage name 3LAU, has caused a stir in the crypto community after suddenly opting out of the decentralized social media platform Friend.tech. Explaining the decision, the DJ highlighted concerns over the regulatory risks that the platform may pose.

In a Sept. 15 X ( formerly Twitter) thread, 3LAU revealed that he stepped away from Friend.tech after “understanding more of the risks.”