ECB’s digital euro consultation reveals public’s privacy fears

Nearly half of responses to ECB come from Germany

Digital currencies

Respondents to a European Central Bank consultation said that privacy was their main concern about any possible digital euro.

A total of 43% of respondents to the ECB’s public consultation named that as the most important consideration for any eurozone central bank digital currency (CBDC). Another 18% of participants chose security as the most important issue, while 11% selected the ability to pay across eurozone countries.

In addition, 9% said their priority was that the CBDC should have no

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