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Libra and Walmart “Blockchain” Tokens: Financial or Walled Garden Inclusion?

by cuzureau  |  August 18, 2019

Facebook has announced the development of a digital currency, Libra (cf. “Facebook Libra — Liberator or Trojan Horse”1 ) and Walmart has filed a patent application for a digital token (cf. patent application2). Both initiatives rely on blockchain technology. The two companies have multiple rationales for launching or planning such initiatives. In this blog post, […]

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