As the European Union gets more serious about a digital euro, most central bank digital currencies intend to remove the anonymity of cash.
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Our main discussion: central bank coins and financial privacy.
The EU recently released a new research paper on a possible digital euro. Like many other official central bank reports, it assumes there is no possibility of an anonymous digital bank currency. NLW dissects arguments from people including JP Koning and CoinCenter’s Jerry Brito on why this shouldn’t be true.
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