This conversation has been endlessly discussed in the reddit posts linked above, in the media, and in various socials…
To recap: as this represents an internal HR issue and a legal matter, there cannot, and there never will be, additional information provided from the Foundation.
So, outside of the entertainment value of building upon on old conspiracy theories and speculating about past events (in front of the very people who are legally unable to respond), there is literally nothing positive that can be achieved from rehashing the same suppositions, one sided opinions, or old resentments.
If this thread devolves into theories about the motives and activities of people who are unable to speak publicly for themselves, or results in further demands for explanations that we cannot provide, the thread will be locked.
I would consider it a deep personal favor if the thread watchers could focus on the work we have ahead of us instead of speculating about what might have happened in the past.