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I blame Peter Thiel.....
By:  Ciaervo (Humour Impaired; 14017)
Posted on: 02-07-2020 16:40.
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His background at PayPal and public interest in Bitcoin suggests that he had more to do with planning this than Zuck. Also the whole idea just seems like something that a doomsday-prepping techno-billionaire would propose.

I'm just spitballing here, but I can imagine that with Libra they're alpha-testing a cryptocurrency backed by Facebook itself, like a Bank of Zuck that would be the foundation of a sovereign economy. The next evolution of obscene wealth is individuals becoming nations... or something. That's pretty far-out but I wouldn't put it past the likes of those men.

    Sycraft launched a war by saying:
    You done fucked up. Zuckberg is trying to go for Trump-levels of villain ineptitude.

    Mastercard: "So you are going to obey all financial laws with Libra, right?"
    Facebook: "Let's just say we won't not disobey any laws."
    Mastercard: "What?"
    Facebook: "What?