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Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe quit Facebook’s Libra

“Large payment companies are wise to avoid legitimising Facebook’s private, global currency. Facebook is too big and too powerful, and it is unconscionable for financial companies to aid it in monopolising our economic infrastructure. I trust others will see the wisdom of avoiding this ill-conceived undertaking.”

Sherrod Brown (US Senator)

https://amp.ft.com/content/a3e952dc-ec5c-11e9-85f4-d00e5018f061?__twitter_impression=true

Ethereum thinks it can change the world. It’s running out of time to prove it.

Whether the community can make Ethereum 2.0 happen isn’t just important for crypto speculators and blockchain nerds: it may just go to the very heart of how society is run.

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612507/ethereum-thinks-it-can-change-the-world-its-running-out-of-time-to-prove-it/