The fight to protect privacy in the central bank digital currency era just got more intense.
Today on the Brief:
- Fidelity files a bitcoin ETF application
- Stimmies to China
- The situation in the Suez
Our main discussion:
In response to a question from Illinois Democrat Bill Foster during a House hearing earlier this week, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell went on the record as being against an anonymous digital dollar. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen reinforced that stance, saying anonymity made the U.S. government’s anti-money laundering goals extremely difficult to achieve.
In today’s episode, NLW breaks down why bitcoiners should be willing to get involved in the digital dollar privacy fight.
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