The era of paper money might be on its last legs. By pouring fuel into debates about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the digital form of a government-issued currency, the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating acceptance towards their economical and everyday life implementation. Due to the changing payment landscape, voices calling for digital currencies are getting louder as more and more CBDC projects are globally shimmering below the surface. It is only a matter of time until they will become part of the new widespread reality that we will encounter eventually.
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