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Swiss data protection authority awaits response from Facebook on Libra after US senate committee hearing

Thursday 25 July 2019 | 09:41 CET | News
The Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) said it is still waiting to receive an official response from the Libra Association after the comments made by David Marcus, Facebook's executive of the cryptocurrency project, at his hearing before a US Senate committee on 16 July.  

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Switzerland
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