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We talk with Tonya M. Evans, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, Director, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Law Certificate Program at the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law about Libra, its misconceptions, why it's not truly a cryptocurrency and what the future may hold for it.
What are in your view the main misconceptions about Libra?
What in your view are the main problems/challenges for Libra
What would the reception of Libra be if Facebook wasn't involved?
Could something like Libra take off without Facebook behind it?
- Walmart's new patent filing signaling they may follow in FB's footsteps. (pegged to dollar, stored value card, not global, just a patent for now)
"Generating one digital currency unit by tying the one digital currency unit to a regular currency; storing information of the one digital currency unit into a block of a blockchain; buying or paying the one digital currency unit.”
What already exists that is similar to Libra?
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