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John M Comment On Regulatory Notice 21-19

John M

Market makers and brokers who hold short positions should be completely transparent about those positions for the public good. Individial short interest in a given security should absolutely be reported up and made available for public consumption in aggregate. The lack of transparency and potential for naked short sellers to completely destroy an otherwise healthy company. If any company can be shorted up to or more than 100% of their outstanding shares, that seems like a disaster waiting to happen.