David Chaum Rolls Out Privacy-Protecting CBDC Technology

David Chaum Rolls Out Privacy-Protecting CBDC Technology

Source: Coindesk Will central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) replace cash and bank transfers in the future? And will they be an ultimate tool for financial surveillance and control, or is another, more benign future possible? David Chaum, creator of the Bitcoin predecessor eCash and, more recently, the Elixxir cryptocurrency, believes the democratic world can have a version of […]

BIS and central banks of France, Singapore and Switzerland to explore cross-border CBDC trading and settlement using DeFi protocols

BIS and central banks of France, Singapore and Switzerland to explore cross-border CBDC trading and settlement using DeFi protocols

Source: BIS The BIS Innovation Hub is launching a new project around central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and Decentralised Finance (DeFi) protocols as part of its 2022 work programme. Project Mariana explores automated market makers (AMM) for the cross-border exchange of hypothetical Swiss franc, euro and Singapore dollar wholesale CBDCs. It will seek to examine the potential […]

Protecting Privacy in New Forms of Digital Money

Protecting Privacy in New Forms of Digital Money

About the event The Digital Pound Foundation is holding the first in its planned series of Roundtable events on Wednesday 21st September at 3pm BST. The purpose of the Roundtables is to bring together experts and industry practitioners in exploring real, practical solutions to the challenges and opportunities arising from the emergence of new forms […]