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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Betrays Its True Ambitions

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Betrays Its True Ambitions

The social network wants to enable easy, inexpensive global commerce, sure. But its ultimate goals are a little more … geopolitical.
June 26th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Wednesday June 26, 2019, Wired at WIRED wrote:
It’s not perfect: Sometimes there’s crime, or that one neighbor who keeps pushing the conspiracy theories about vaccines or politics. You feel like the security teams are getting a little better at handling those kinds of disruptions, and after all, every place has potholes, right?

Molly Wood is an Ideas contributor at WIRED and the host and senior editor of Marketplace Tech, a daily national radio broadcast covering the business of technology. WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to clarify blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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