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Blockchain ambitions: geopolitical implications of China’s pioneering digital currency spread far and wide

China’s controversial social credit system has raised concerns over how the state might use the e-CNY to monitor people, control dissent and incentivise or dissuade certain behaviours.

China’s controversial social credit system has raised concerns over how the state might use the e-CNY to monitor people, control dissent and incentivise or dissuade certain behaviours.

Blockchain ambitions: geopolitical implications of China’s pioneering digital currency spread far and wide
30 Jun 2021 - 12:26PM
Blockchain ambitions: China’s e-yuan kick starts a rush to mint digital currencies all along the new Silk Road

Now it’s clear that just as threads spun from the pupae of silkworms drove the growth of a global trade network, China’s digital yuan may weave an enduring international system of finance.

Now it’s clear that just as threads spun from the pupae of silkworms drove the growth of a global trade network, China’s digital yuan may weave an enduring international system of finance.

Blockchain ambitions: China’s e-yuan kick starts a rush to mint digital currencies all along the new Silk Road
2 Jul 2021 - 10:23AM
Blockchain ambitions: will China get the first-mover advantage with the wide adoption of the digital yuan?

When it comes to blockchain, China appears to have built a formidable lead in a technology of consequence.

When it comes to blockchain, China appears to have built a formidable lead in a technology of consequence.

Blockchain ambitions: will China get the first-mover advantage with the wide adoption of the digital yuan?
29 Jun 2021 - 3:01PM