The upcoming release gaming1 slots of the company’s Facebook cryptocurrency Libra causes extreme concern by the US authorities. Representatives of the Government of the United Kingdom commented on his attitude to the new coin.
British authorities said they did not intend to prohibit the use of Libra citizens of their country. In particular, they are ready to cooperate in every way with the project. This was announced by Finance Minister Philip Hammond country.
In turn, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin convinced that the new coin, which is soon going to present telecommunications giant “Facebook” – a threat to society. He believes that with the help of criminal organizations will be engaged in money laundering. In addition, in his opinion, the Libra can be used to finance terrorism. He also noted that the use of any kind was cryptocurrency, whether Bitcoin or any other coin, threatens US national security.
I agree with him and the chairman of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell. He is convinced that before cryptocurrency will be released, it is necessary to examine all the potential threats that it can carry. He said that work on it could continue only after the local regulator will approve the initiative.
Last week, the skeptical opinion on the coins from Facebook and kriptovalyutnoy industry as a whole and expressed US President Donald Trump. He recalled that the only legal currency in the territory of a dollar.
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