Category Archives: libra

Federal Reserve Governor Blasts Facebook’s Libra Currency

U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard strongly criticized Facebook’s digital currency, Libra, on Wednesday. Brainard argued that Facebook’s digital currency project will face numerous regulatory challenges before it could be considered viable for public use.

Mark Zuckerberg Admits Working with China Won’t Lead to ‘More Open Society’

Speaking at a hearing of the House Committee on Financial Services today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg echoed a point often made at Breitbart News and by conservatives — that trade links with China have harmed rather than helped the cause of freedom.

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Faces Collapse as EBay, Visa, and Mastercard Exit

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency has been dealt a major blow as partners eBay, Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe announced in quick succession Friday that they are withdrawing from the project.

Tom Cotton Grills Facebook on Financial Blacklisting, ‘Libra’ Currency

During a recent hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) grilled a representative from Facebook about online censorship, financial blacklisting, and its Libra currency. He questioned what the progressive tech giant would do when a consumer wished to use Libra to subscribe to Breitbart News as opposed to a left-wing publication.

Trump Faces Backlash from Base over Bitcoin

President Donald Trump faced a backlash from his online supporters last week after he condemned the Bitcoin cryptocurrency as “highly volatile” and a facilitator of illegal activity. Trump called for Facebook’s new “Libra” cryptocurrency to be regulated like a bank.

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Calls on Facebook to Halt Libra Cryptocurrency Project

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has stated that Facebook’s digital currency Libra cannot be allowed to operate until concerns about the project are addressed.

Facebook Reveals ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency Will Be ‘Governed’ by Switzerland-Based Coalition of Elites

Facebook plans to launch its own currency named Libra in 2020. The Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe have unveiled more details about how the currency will operate, including a promise of privacy for its user, and the fact that the currency will be “governed” by the “Libra Association,” a group of Mark Zuckerberg’s fellow elites based in Switzerland.