Private digital money

Ethereum Quietly Advances Towards Privacy: The Aztec Protocol

Aztec Protocol went live on the Ethereum network on Jan 31 in “limited deployment” mode, without much fanfare and publicity. The press release reported that it was deployed after two audits (by ConsenSys Diligence and Trail of Bits) and the largest multi party computation (MPC) event in history, by number of participants, to establish security […]

Fed Nominee: Need for a Digital Dollar is an “Extremely Important Discussion”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wasn’t the only one to make waves at the U.S. Senate this week when it came to the future of currency. Tom Cotton, a Republican senator from Arkansas, spoke at length regarding digital currency while addressing the cameras and a nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Judy Shelton: “We […]

Facebook’s Libra is a no-go in the majority of countries

People distrust big tech companies, the recent survey showed. Emerging markets are more loyal both to state-backed and private digital money. People are unlikely to use digital money issued by big tech companies as they do not trust them, the latest research performed by Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum revealed.  According to the poll, […]

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