Hodler’s Digest, July 15–21: Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

U.S. politicians tell a Facebook exec that Libra endangers Americans more than 9/11, BitMEX lands in hot water and Vitalik Buterin reveals his big idea for Ethereum. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, […]

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Libra Will Upset World Economy if It Isn’t Regulated Tightly, G7 Warns

The G7 warned it “cannot accept private companies issuing their own currencies without democratic control” as Libra continues to face resistance. Cryptocurrencies such as Libra risk upsetting the world’s financial system if they are not regulated tightly, G7 finance ministers have warned. According to Reuters, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told a news conference […]

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CNBC: Facebook Has Not Contacted Swiss Regulators On Libra’s Registration

A spokesman for the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner says that Facebook has not contacted it regarding Libra. Social media giant Facebook has reportedly not contacted Swiss regulators regarding the registration of its long-awaited cryptocurrency project Libra. On July 16, Hugo Wyler, a spokesman for and head of communication at the Swiss Federal […]

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Facebook Stresses Libra’s Compliance With FinCEN at Senate Hearing

David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto wallet Calibra, stresses the Libra stablecoin project’s compliance with the United States FinCEN in today’s hearing. David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto wallet Calibra, stressed Facebook’s intent to be compliant with the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in distributing the Libra stablecoin. As a Cointelegraph correspondent reports […]

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