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Anonymity in China’s Crypto Yuan is Bad News for US Lawmakers

While the US drags its regulatory feet and gets bamboozled by bureaucracy, China forges ahead and could launch its own digital currency within a few months. Crypto Yuan Nearing...

Martin Young | 1 week ago
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Bitcoin Not a Currency According to Facebook’s Libra Lead

David Marcus, head of Facebook’s Libra project, doesn’t see Bitcoin as a form of currency, stating that it’s digital gold. Bitcoin Not a Medium of Exchange Marcus was...

Rebecca Campbell | 2 weeks ago
Russia to Ban Facebook is US Blocks Libra Cryptocurrency
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Russia to Ban Facebook if US Blocks Libra Cryptocurrency

A Russian government official says the nation will ban Facebook if the US decides to block the company’s Libra cryptocurrency. Putin Aide: Ask US About Libra Speaking to...

Anja van Oosterhout | 4 weeks ago
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Libra Roundup: G7 Voice Concerns, Senator Adds Support, New Study...

Today, G7 countries have documented their concerns about the impact of stablecoins on the global monetary system, US Senator Michael Rounds has offered fresh words of support, and a...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
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Facebook Seeking Central Bank Boss to Manage Libra?

Facebook appears to be unfazed by the unrelenting criticism and pressure that is piling on to its crypto domination aspirations. As the US Treasury Secretary waded in with more...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
Facebook Libra Under Fire From G7 Taskforce
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Facebook’s Libra Under New Fire From G7 Taskforce

Facebook’s proposed Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ has run into further resistance, this time from a G7 taskforce. The group issued a report stating that ‘global...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
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US Senators Threaten CEOs: Dump Libra or Face Regulatory Wrath

Facebook’s crypto woes are deepening as more partners are jumping the Libra ship before it even sets sail. It appears that US senators are urging them to do so as letters to CEOs...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
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Nick Szabo: Bitcoin Works Infinitely Better As A Medium of Exchange...

Bitcoin (BTC) is running into its eleventh year, while Facebook’s Libra is facing renewed difficulties, with some of the founding members of the Libra Association rescinding their...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
US Senator Cautions Mastercard Visa over Libra Involvement
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US Senators Directly Caution Visa, Mastercard On Libra After PayPal...

Facebook Libra backers Visa, Mastercard and Stripe have received a direct warning from US politicians about their involvement with the project. Senators: ‘You Should Be...

Anja van Oosterhout | 1 month ago
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Ripple CEO Says No Libra Before 2023 While Continuing XRP Controversy

Facebook’s digital currency Libra will not become a reality until at least 2023, the CEO of one of its would-be competitors says. Garlinghouse: I’d Bet Libra Fails To Launch In...

Anja van Oosterhout | 1 month ago
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Will the US Launch a Crypto Dollar? Coinbase CEO Ponders

Facebook’s attempted foray into the crypto world certainly grabbed the world’s attention. Meanwhile, China’s intentions to launch its own stablecoin grabbed the attention of US...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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U.S. Congress Wants to Grill Zuckerberg Again Before January 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives wants Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in its Financial Services Committee to discuss the Libra cryptocurrency project before January 2020...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago

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