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Nearly 75% of German Consumers Would Reject Facebook’s Libra: Survey

Almost three-quarters of German consumers would not use Facebook's planned digital currency, Libra, according to a recent poll.Only 27 percent considers using LibraOn Oct. 17, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported that out of 2000 questioned Germans, aged 16 and over, only 27 percent would ever consider using Facebook’s Libra stablecoin

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G7 Report: Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Continues to Pose a Threat

A pending report issued by the G7 committee moves to warn stakeholder’s about the serious security flaws exhibited by Facebook’s Libra which is pegged to real world assets such as government holdings and national fiat currencies.The BBC reports a draft of the report that reprimands digital currencies’ issuers in harsh

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Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard Abandon Facebook’s Libra Project

Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard have all announced that they are dropping out of Facebook’s Libra Association and its associated stablecoin project.Four companies abandon shipOn Oct. 11, Bloomberg reported that Ebay, Stripe and Mastercard had decided to drop out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project. Within minutes, Visa said it

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Founder of Alternative to Facebook’s Libra Exaggerates ‘Partnerships’

The founder of the OpenLibra project, Lucas Geiger, reportedly misrepresented some of the organizations involved in the project.OpenLibra founder apologized through TelegramOn Oct. 11, Coindesk reported that at least four individuals and organizations denied the fact that they support the OpenLibra project. Others are minimizing their involvement in OpenLibra,

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OpenLibra Plans to Launch Permissionless Fork of Facebook’s Stablecoin

Lucas Geiger, co-founder of blockchain infrastructure startup Wireline, has announced OpenLibra — a permissionless fork of Facebook’s planned stablecoin.Ethereum developer Lane Rettig tweeted on Oct. 8 that OpenLibra was announced by Geiger at the Ethereum developer conference Devcon 5, adding:“Seeing #openlibra publicly announced for the first time is sending

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PayPal Becomes the First Member to Leave Facebook’s Libra Association

Pioneering digital payments firm PayPal will no longer be a part of the Geneva-based non-profit Libra association, an alliance that oversees Facebook’s digital currency program Libra. This move come after reports that PayPal is worried about Libra.The payments giant has not stated any precise reason behind its withdrawal from the

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US Lawmakers Request Facebook’s Zuckerberg and Sandberg to Testify about Libra

Just when you think Libra may finally get some blessings of regulators to hit the market, the U.S. House turns up the heat. This time, lawmakers demand that Facebook’s top executive, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, will testify by the beginning of 2020.Ever since announcing the proposed launch of Facebook’s

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US Response to Facebook’s Libra Is ‘Ridiculous,’ says Coinbase CEO

Brian Armstrong, CEO and co-founder of major crypto exchange Coinbase, tweeted on Oct. 5 that he expects the United States government to react to China’s stablecoin project by reconsidering its “ridiculous” response to Facebook’s Libra digital currency.The U.S. government wants to be left behindIn his tweet, Armstrong said he

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