Central banks from 46 countries worldwide are exploring digital currency, however, only a few of them are actually going to launch their own coins. And most of them are not going to base their stablecoins on a blockchain.
Cryptocurrency companies and law enforcement agencies join forces to battle human trafficking. A new consortium of cryptocurrencies was launched in late April within the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII).
Some well-known industry players, such as Google and Apple, have to take up extra measures to shield cryptocurrency users from scams during pandemics. Their efforts will now be directed at blocking malicious advertisements on the internet as well as protecting mail users from phishing emails.