The bipartisan Task Force on Anti-Terrorism & Proliferation Financing works to educate Members and staff on the status of national and international efforts to track and stop the flow of funds to terrorist groups. It is co-chaired by Reps. Stephen Lynch (D, MA) and Peter King (R, NY).
The UK's data privacy chief has joined the chorus of warnings over Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra.
Elizabeth Denham, who runs the Information Commissioner's Office, has signed a statement alongside counterparts in the US, Canada, Australia and the European Union.
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Walmart announced that it applied for a cryptocurrency patent and, predictably, the cryptopress began speculating about the giant retailers' plans and intentions. CCN wrote:
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian investigators said on Saturday that had opened a criminal investigation into the alleged laundering of 1 billion roubles ($15.3 million) by an anti-corruption foundation set up by jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny.