Webinar: The Digital Dollar in the Face of COVD-19

Webinar Overview

Author: Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott, Chris Giancarlo
Release Date: May 5, 2020

Abstract:

This hour-long webinar is part four in a four-part series on blockchain and pandemics. Don Tapscott opens a discussion with Alex Tapscott and Chris Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, about the potential to turn away from cash and towards a state-backed digital currency.

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