Sep 17, 2019 at 14:29
France Shows Red Light to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency
Recently, French financial authorities have shared major concerns about new cryptocurrencies being introduced onto the market. France is planning to block the development of Facebook’s cryptocurrency known as Libra claiming that the token will bring a huge risk to monetary sovereignty in the country and Europe at large.
Sep 16, 2019 at 10:23
Cryptocurrency Distopia by Facebook: Is it the End of Freedom?
One of the great advantages that Bitcoin has is that it is decentralized, and hence not controlled by any central agency. Cryptocurrency gives exceptional capabilities to counterspy on and command what individuals do, and putting that authority to a few persons or companies is not only extremely dangerous but also unsafe.
Facebook Hires Lobbying Company due to Cryptocurrency Debate
The topnotch multinational social networking service provider Facebook, has engaged a lobbying company based in the State of Washington, United States amid the augmented Congressional and regulatory backlash the American technology giant has seen because of its future Libra Cryptocurrency project that is expected to be launched in 2020 once it meets all the necessary regulatory approvals.
Regulators are Suspicious About Facebook’s Libra Network
The Office of the Australian Info Commissioner (OAIC) released a statement on Tuesday showing that it has joined other privacy regulators from different parts of the world I’m calling for more info about Facebook’s Libra Network. OAIC and other regulators including United Kingdom Info Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the European Union, the United States, Albania, Canada and Burkina Faso, want to know more about Facebook's information protection framework for its private cryptocurrency dubbed Libra that is expected to be launched in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020.
Libra is Getting Popular in China Despite Criticism in USA
The latest research shows that Libra, the cryptocurrency owned by Facebook, is now ranked the third most searched keyword on Weibo, a Chinese search engine. Libra follows words like “Chinese Movie Star” and Mona Lisa correspondingly. This is an indicator that people living in the country have started to gain appetite for digital currency including Libra, Bitcoin and others.
Senate Hearing on Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency Libra
The recent US senate hearing on the upcoming Facebook cryptocurrency Libra coin caused a $20 billion loss in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin initiated a downward trend since crypto market drops $20 Billion in 1 hour following Facebook’s Libra senate hearing. Bitcoin price displayed a fairly better performance in the last two months.
What Does the Entry of Facebook, JPMorgan and Netflix Mean?
Facebook, JPMorgan and Netflix are now in for the innovation game. Several giant institutions have entered the businesses related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies and this has given the industry a big boost. In the same sense, retail investors have also benefited since huge funds, derivatives plus many other monetary instruments are now accessible by the public.