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WATCH: The Facebook Libra Hearings: Everything You Missed in 5 Minutes

| John Biggs

From Silicon Valley to Washington, DC, Facebook's Libra is causing concern everywhere it turns up. This CoinDesk video explores what happened in the…

WATCH: Breaking Down the Libra Hearings

| John Biggs

CoinDesk LIVE presents opinions and commentary on Libra's hard road ahead. Join six experts and our own editors for a detailed discussion of the…

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Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.

Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook is reportedly already under investigation by the EU over antitrust issues related to its Libra cryptocurrency project.

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook's crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week.

Legal Expert Katharina Pistor Weighs in on Facebook’s Libra

| John Biggs

Is Facebook's Libra a "concentration of power... unmatched by any meaningful accountability to anyone?" Legal expert Katharina Pistor thinks so.

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Global Regulators Warn on Privacy Risks of Facebook’s Libra

| Daniel Palmer

Data protection chiefs from across the globe have united to express concerns over the privacy risks posed by Facebook's cryptocurrency project.

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‘However Long It Takes’: Zuckerberg Vows to Win Over Libra Regulators

| Nikhilesh De

Facebook's CEO said it will spend "however long it takes" to get regulators on board before launching Libra.

Congress Drew a Fine Line Between Libra and Crypto – That’s a First

| Nikhilesh De

Lawmakers at last week’s hearings took pains to distinguish Facebook’s Libra from the broader crypto space, showing a new maturity in their…

UK Lawmakers May Probe Facebook Libra Over Privacy, Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

A parliamentary committee worries about Facebook holding financial details on its potentially billions of Libra users.