Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Disses Bitcoin at Digital Currency Launch

The central bank of Lebanon is talking openly about digital currency – but it’s making clear that bitcoin isn’t welcome in the discussion.

The bank that prints the money used today in Lebanon plans to launch its own digital currency.

Announced Thursday by Riad Salameh, the governor of the Banque du Liban, Lebanon’s central bank, it’s not yet clear if the project will be based on blockchain technology, though the idea appears to have been addressed in conversation…

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