The digital currencies that matter
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Get ready for Fedcoin and the e-euro | Leaders

It is this appeal, though, that creates dangers. Unconstrained, govcoins could fast become a dominant force in finance, particularly if network effects made it hard for people to opt out. They could destabilise banks, because if most people and firms stashed their cash at the central banks, lenders would have to find other sources of funding with which to back their loans.

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I wonder for whom this danger The Economist is making squares for. /s

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Seems neo-lib publications are all over government backed digital currencies: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/econographics/the-rise-of-central-bank-digital-currencies/

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