Cointelegraph has a very good article [1] that discusses a recent paper published by the Phildelphia Fed [2] on CBDCs and whether they are a threat to the commercial banking system. The article refers to a number of differing views on this topic, including that of Marshall Hayner, CEO of Metal, who is largely supportive of CDBCs, and that from IMF’s Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli who said CBDCs should be provided in public private partnership [6]. It also provides a reference to important whitepaper [5] of the Digital Dollar Project [4]. So what does this all mean?

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