‘Britcoin’ could lead to sinister civil liberties infringements
Sam Collins writes in The Express
Jamie Legg writes in The Telegraph
“Although recent consultations on [Central Bank Digital Currency] have nodded at respecting civil liberties, it is reasonable to fear that this may end up being empty rhetoric.
“If Britain does adopt its own official digital currency, it is vital that it is done with a clear appreciation of its inherent dangers and that the rules are drafted with the rights to privacy and due process in mind. Although recent consultations on the issue have nodded at respecting civil liberties, it is reasonable to fear that this may end up being empty rhetoric.”
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