There is a bunch to speculate, discuss and debate on the situation for sure. Ethics, sure, the exchanges may be out of order. Legality, I'll leave that to the lawyers.
Both sides seem emotionally charged. Mostakes were made but the vitriol is amplifying mistakes on both sides. Justin is a huge figure and seem to jave his pulse on marketing and media. This reality is something the witnesses should consider further before acting again. It could still go either way. At the end of the day, Sun will continue on, steemit too, but risking some steemians who are less than hardliners.