A nightmare on Stable Street: Centralized stablecoins may be doomed

A nightmare on Stable Street: Centralized stablecoins may be doomed

Central banks are paying very close attention to stablecoins, seeking to control them — and decentralization may be the solution. Over the last couple of years, we have seen a lot of interest from central banks and governments in the stablecoin market. The reason behind it lies in the development of central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs.The idea of issuing a digital alternative to cash is a great motivator for central banks. It allows them to gain more control over the transition and processing of cashless transactions, which are currently overseen indirectly through private payment....


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