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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.

Facebook Hires US Senator’s Former Aide to Lobby for Libra Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

Facebook has hired a former aide to the chairman of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to lobby for its Libra cryptocurrency project.

Facebook Libra Might Never Launch, Company Concedes in SEC Disclosure

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook has acknowledged what many have been saying – that regulatory issues may be an insurmountable barrier to its Libra project.

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…

Coincheck-Owner Monex Group Moves to Join Facebook Libra

| Daniel Palmer

Monex Group, the Japanese financial services company that owns the Coincheck crypto exchange, has applied to join Facebook's Libra 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.

People in US Trust Bitcoin More Than Facebook’s Libra: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Compared with bitcoin, people in the U.S. don't trust Facebook's anticipated new stablecoin Libra, according to a new survey.

Facebook Libra Backers Are Not Official Partners Yet, Says Visa CEO

| Daniel Palmer

While Facebook's Libra project was said to have 28 founding partners when unveiled, that isn't quite the case, says Visa CEO Alfred F. Kelly.

Facebook Libra Hasn’t Responded to Information Request: Swiss Watchdog

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook hasn't responded to a request by Switzerland’s data privacy regulator for more details on Libra, despite the project being based in Geneva.

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…