Mark Zuckerberg is all focused on Libra’s launch!
Mark Zuckerberg is all focused on Libra‘s launch!
This is what Facebook’s founder told the Nikkei newspaper in an exclusive interview at Facebook’s headquarters in Silicon Valley.
“Right now, I’m really focused on making sure we do this.” Said the CEO of Facebook evoking the questions and doubts that the Libra project raises among many people and especially governments.
Zuckerberg said he understands that Facebook’s digital currency project, Libra, raised many concerns and pleaded for an ongoing dialogue with regulators to ensure that these concerns are addressed and ultimately resolved.
Indeed, as we have seen in several articles, many countries fear the arrival of the cryptocurrency Libra which could threaten their national currency.
France has declared through its Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, that Libra is not welcome on European soil!
Bruno Le Maire who also called on governments to create a public cryptocurrency to cope with the arrival of Libra.
Faced with this outcry, when we know that Facebook has billions of users, governments expect answers and guarantees on the actual objectives of the launch of Libra.
If the leaders of the association Libra have already expressed themselves to defend the Facebook cryptocurrency which would not be in any case a threat for the national currencies like the Euro or the Dollar (see our article about Libra’s launch in 2020), Mark Zuckerberg takes over and speaks about Libra issues.
Mark Zuckerberg admits the mistakes of the past concerning Facebook users and the processing of their data, so he strives to build Libra on a new transparent basis.
Zuckerberg describes Libra as a tool to “help citizens of emerging economies to participate in the financial system.”
The Libra cryptocurrency will be backed by a basket of foreign currencies that Libra has communicated the breakdown (Dollar USD, Euro, Pound, Yen and Singapore Dollar), read our full article.