Category: Sherrod Brown

Congressional Bills Signal Digital Dollar Is Politicaly Feasible- CoinDesk

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress this week signals the Overton Window – a metric of what’s politically feasible – is opening in favor of national digital currencies.  While it’s unlikely we’ll see a digital dollar any time soon,...

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US Lawmakers Call on Communications Regulator to Tackle SIM-Swapping Crime

Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. are demanding are demanding that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) takes action to tackle the rise in SIM swapping attacks. Responding to the groundswell of reported SIM swap heists, senators Ron Wyden (Ore.), Sherrod...

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Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto

The head of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee wants Facebook to stop developing its new Libra cryptocurrency network – at least temporarily. Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of the Libra Network until hearings can...

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