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Facebook talks with US Commodity Futures Trading Commission about digital currency plans

Monday 3 June 2019 | 09:14 CET | News
Facebook is in talks with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to see if its plans for a digital currency would come under the commission's remit of responsibilities, the Financial Times reported, citing CFTC chief Christopher Giancarlo. Talks are at an early stage.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: BBC / Facebook
Countries: World
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