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France Says Facebook's Libra Can't be Allowed in Europe

     
3:17 pm on Sep 12, 2019 (gmt 0)

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France's Finance Minister has said that Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while there are still questions over financial risks and risk of abuses.

[uk.reuters.com...]

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7:58 pm on Sept 12, 2019 (gmt 0)

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If I were a govt, and somebody tried to take away my power to print new money (or remove it from circulation), I'd label the interloper as risky and dangerous too.

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9:44 pm on Sept 12, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Also under scrutiny in the US... Not going over well with the FED...
11:47 am on Sept 13, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I expect there are potentially great risks allowing people to buy and sell Libra, will it attempt to peg itself against a real currency or will it be permitted to inflate or deflate according to demand and the health of fb, the mothership.
 

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