How the wheels came off Facebook’s Libra project

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Support for Mark Zuckerbergs mission to reshape global finance is slipping away slowly but surely When quit in dramatic fashion in recent weeks, including PayPal, eBay, Visa and Mastercard, as concerns mount. One by one theyre starting to drop away. … Continued

IRS warns crypto holders: dodge tax and we’ll hand out stiff punishments

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Service sending out warning letters to more than 10,000 people holding digital currency and says taxpayers should take these very seriously Watch out, crypto-heads the taxman cometh. The Internal Revenue Service has begun mailing more than 10,000 letters to cryptocurrency … Continued

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

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Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including Facebook. That much was clear in the often muddled questions of legislators who hauled in Facebook … Continued

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development

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Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impact The US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the companys actions. In a … Continued