Facebook has gotten a beating of late, not least of all from the U.S. government. Today the social media giant faced off with the Senate Banking Committee in a hearing that should define cryptocurrency and the legality of corporate exploration into this odd – and politically frightening – future.

You can watch the full hearing directly below and we have real-time commentary coming up on CoinDesk LIVE today.

You can check out our full Libra coverage here.

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