Patents

Visa Patent Filing Would Allow Central Banks to Mint Digital Fiat Currencies Using Blockchain

Visa looks to be laying the groundwork for a future in which fiat currencies, like the U.S. dollar, could be easily turned into a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The California-based payments giant, which processes upwards of 100 million transactions every day on average, has filed a patent application for a process for turning physical …

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Oscar-Winner’s Satanic Conspiracy Theory on COVID-19 and Crypto Goes Viral

Oscar-winning Russian director, Nikita Mikhalkov, has espoused a bizarre conspiracy theory on local television. He claims that Microsoft’s recent patent for a sensor-based cryptocurrency mining system using body activity data comprises the first-step in a satanic plot to microchip the human race. On an episode of ‘Besogan TV,’ which roughly translates to ‘demon basher TV,’ …

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