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Facebook says central banks have nothing to fear from Libra

Libra does not yet exist, and Facebook has pledged that it will not launch until regulators are appeased. It hopes to start the currency sometime in 2020. Foto: Dado Ruvic

Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the U.S. dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks' control over money creation.

David Marcus, the executive leading the project, posted a series of tweets the same day members of the Libra Association met with regulators convened by a G-7 working group in Switzerland. He argued that creating Libra isn't the digital equivalent of printing U.S. dollars or minting new euros. The simple existence of Libra, he says, doesn't create new value...

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