CBDCs

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U.S. House Passes Bill Banning Federal Reserve From Issuing a CBDC
The bill's prospects in the Senate are unclear, however.
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Republican Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Ban a CBDC in the U.S. ... Again
Senators Ted Cruz, Bill Hagerty, Rick Scott, Ted Budd and Mike Braun filed a bill titled "The CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act."
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Trump: Bitcoin Has Taken on 'a Life of Its Own,' Will Probably Need Some Regulation
The former U.S. president had previously said he was "not a fan" of cryptocurrencies and called central bank digital currencies dangerous, vowing not to allow them if elected....
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Donald Trump Calls CBDCs and Artificial Intelligence 'Dangerous'
The Republican front-runner also said that AI-powered deepfakes were a "tremendous problem."
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(L-R) Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Finance Minister at the G20 Annual Meetings, in Washington DC in October 2022. (Indian Ministry of Finance)
India CBDC Insider Reveals Current Stance of Country's Central Bank
India’s central bank is weighing CBDC privacy technology and crypto tax is not part of its domain, a senior official told CoinDesk.
(L-R) Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Finance Minister at the G20 Annual Meetings, in Washington DC in October 2022. (Indian Ministry of Finance)

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Labour Wants UK to Be a Securities Tokenization Hub and Advance Digital Pound Work
The opposition party leads the polls in what's likely to be an election year.
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Trump Reiterates Anti-CBDC Stance, Credits Vivek Ramaswamy for Policy Guidance
The Republican frontrunner credited former candidate Vivek Ramaswamy for the policy.
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Donald Trump Vows to 'Never Allow' Central Bank Digital Currencies if Elected
Former President Donald Trump joins Ron DeSantis as a critic of CBDCs.
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Central banks from Mexico and Colombia studied crypto's role in the developing world (Flickr)
Test and Deploy: A New Era for CBDCs
Live CBDCs have been met with underwhelming demand. However, some central banks are pushing ahead with more modestly-scaled efforts laser focused on specific use cases.
Central banks from Mexico and Colombia studied crypto's role in the developing world (Flickr)

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What Is a Central Bank Digital Currency? A Brief Guide to CBDCs
Central bank digital currency (CBDC) aims to take the benefits from blockchain-based digital currency and combine it with fiat currency under the control of the central bank.
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