As Gemini came to a close this year it was Libra that stole
all the headlines. And as we move into Leo, Facebook's
newly-announced crypto initiative remains as contentious as it
was a month ago. It will likely dominate headlines for some
time to come. The social media leviathan's new plan to
revolutionise the monetary system in its own image has faced
significant backlash since it was announced in June. Regulators
in the US, Europe, the UK, Switzerland and many others have
voiced concerns that the company is already far too powerful.
Head of newly-formed Calibra, David Marcus, defended the
initiative in the Senate for two days straight in an...