Digital Euro to Be Introduced on Experimental Basis Despite Privacy Concerns

David Vives
By David Vives
April 3, 2024NTD Newsroom

As Brussels finalizes the details of a bill to introduce the Digital Euro, concerns over privacy are looming large. The European Commission is touting the currency as a universal digital payment method, promising convenience across the Eurozone. However, skeptics worry about the implications for privacy, with the Central Bank potentially having unprecedented access to individuals’ financial activities. Despite these concerns, plans are proceeding for a three-year experimental phase, signaling a pivotal moment in Europe’s monetary evolution.

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