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Got ID? New Projects Explore Blockchain Identity Systems

The rapid onset of technological advancement is not evenly spread. Society is increasingly becoming digitally literate and uses...

Facebook Set on 2020 Launch for Libra, Despite Regulators’ Pushback

David Marcus, the head of Calibra at Facebook, has said that a 2020 launch for Libra remains the company’s goal, despite regula...

US Congress Schedules Sept. 24 Hearing With SEC With Crypto on Agenda

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing with Securities and Exchange...

Zuckerberg Continues Tour of DC With Unproductive Meeting With Senator

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is continuing to meet policymakers in Washington, D.C. to discuss “future internet regulations” — ...

Zuckerberg Dines With US Democrats Concerned Over Facebook’s Libra

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with a handful of United States lawmakers, where he was met with intense scrutiny of Face...

Facebook Met British Authorities Prior to Libra’s Official Announcement

Facebook reportedly met British authorities and regulators three times prior to publicly announcing plans for its Libra stablec...

German Gov’t Approves New Plan to Block Private ‘Parallel Currencies’

Germany’s government has approved a blockchain strategy that aims to prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currencies a...

German Finance Minister Says Gov’t Must Reject Facebook’s Libra Coin

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz stated that policymakers cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook’s propose...

Stablecoins Pose Risks to Public Policy Priorities

A board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has argued that stablecoins like Facebook’s long-awaited Libra coin pose risk...

Libra Does Not Threaten Sovereignty of Nations, Says Calibra CEO

CEO of Calibra, Facebook’s digital wallet for its proposed Libra stablecoin, has attempted to debunk the notion of Libra’s thre...