Tag: Central

18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’

18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’ The Lightning Network has been touted as the solution to the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network’s scalability problem for years now. Over the last few months, the Lightning Network has shown growth but there are still significant concerns […]

Report Claims Central Banks Are Cautious About Issuing Their Own Digital Currencies

Report Claims Central Banks Are Cautious About Issuing Their Own Digital Currencies The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has published a survey showing that most central central banks are “proceeding cautiously” on issuing their own digital currencies. Only a handful are planning to do so in the near future, it […]

Central Bank Official: Regulators Are Hindering the Development of Cryptocurrencies

Central Bank Official: Regulators Are Hindering the Development of Cryptocurrencies An excessive number of regulatory agencies are interfering with the prospects of successful development of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine, according to a high-ranking representative of the country’s central bank. What the sector needs instead is proper regulations and laws that will […]

French Regulators, Central Bank Distance Themselves From Tobacconists’ BTC Retail Plans

French Regulators, Central Bank Distance Themselves From Tobacconists’ BTC Retail Plans France’s regulators and central bank have reiterated warnings against the risks associated with crypto after news of a major retail-led Bitcoin sale initiative in the country Cointelegraph.com News

Dr Doom Claims Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destroy Crypto

Dr Doom Claims Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destroy Crypto If central banks issue their own digital currencies, then it would destroy cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, wrote Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini in his latest column. The article, titled “Why central bank digital currencies could destroy crypto,” saw the American economist building […]