Think Twice, Publish Once?


Facebook's Libra partners keep withdrawing from the coalition. (Pay Pal withdrew about a week ago. Mastercard and EBay bailed last Friday. Stripe and several others are reportedly considering withdrawal.) (Update - Stripe withdrew this morning.)

First thought: Whew; Maybe Libra doesn't pose a substantial threat to international monetary system security.

My second thought: Oh, Yeah; The withdrawals put Facebook in control.

Another Thought: Why do the proposed designs for a Libra-Coin all resemble the "Pirate Coins" we used to play with when I was a Kid? (Exception, as noted below. Photo and design credit: Ars Technica)

#Cryptocurrency #Libra

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