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CBDC and Rewriting the Systems of the World

24 Mar 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

One of the most significant opportunities in deploying a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) for a national economy is the degree of disintermediation that can be contemplated in the design.  A CBDC, depending on the design, can create or abolish as...

CBDC: Securing the Immutable Ledger

12 Feb 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

There are two things at odds in developing a secure, immutable ledger of transactions for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).  You want the immutability and security of decentralized cryptocurrencies, but you also want the centralized control of...

CBDC and the Need for a National Digital Identity Framework

2 Feb 2021 3 minute read 4 comments Craig Borysowich

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) rely on a completely digital representation of value that people can exchange for goods and services.  It would be challenging to deliver a completely digital currency solution without a tightly integrated digi...

The Weekly Summary - Cryptocurrency Edition [Issue 42.0]

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 10 comments tvlachak

Issue 42.0 / January 28, 2021 Cryptocurrency "A digital euro, if it were to be introduced, would be of service to all citizens." - Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB IMF lists only 40 nations that can legally do digital currencies. France gets...

Can Digital Currency Fix The Economy?

30 Dec 2020 2 minute read 5 comments erikah

In this digital era we see one country after another rolling out their digital currency plans. Some are in an advanced phase while other are just planning to make the step towards digitalization. source Turkey is joining the club as well, planning t...

The Weekly Summary - Cryptocurrency Edition [Issue 37.1]

24 Dec 2020 1 minute read 38 comments tvlachak

Issue 37.1 / December 24, 2020 Cryptocurrency Germany passed legislation to list securities on blockchain. Shaan Puri, Director of Twitch, has allocated 25% of his wealth in Bitcoin.  Investment legend Ric Edelman believes in the future of cryptocur...

Is digital currency a weapon against BTC?

22 Dec 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Giorgi Mikhelidze

As the world evolves, so too do new technologies in financial technologies improve. Cryptocurrencies revolutionized the standards of payments. The plot twist is, central banks feel threatened by the presence of cryptos such as Bitcoin and are making...

Initiative Q : Bucking the System

8 Dec 2020 5 minute read 5 comments CryptoVS

Initiative Q & The Coming Changes to The Global Monetary System What is Initiative Q ?  Is it a Cryptocurrency ? No, it is not a cryptocurrency, and it is not on the blockchain. Initiative Q is a digital currency treated more like your fiat dollars i...

CBDC: Payment Processing Efficiency and the Realities of 'TPS'

1 Dec 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

Efficiency and speed in the processing of payments come from the availability and verifiability of payment data while that payment is in flight.  In short, the transaction has the details of the sender and the receiver of the money, the amount of the...

The Weekly Summary - Cryptocurrency Edition [Issue 34.0]

30 Nov 2020 1 minute read 22 comments tvlachak

Issue 34.0 / November 30, 2020 Cryptocurrency Senator-elect Cynthia Lummis from Wyoming is prioritizing the understanding of Bitcoin to her fellow members in Congress. The UK Treasury is drafting the regulation of "relevant stablecoin initiatives"....