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Three Republican state senators have asked the US Olympic committee to ban access to China's digital yuan for Beijing 2022 athletes over surveillance concerns

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Republican senators Marsha Blackburn, Roger Wicker and Cynthia Lummis wrote to the US Olympic committee with the request.
China's digital yuan is controlled and issued by the government.
The senators cited concern over potential surveillance for anyone using the WeChat payment platform.
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Three Republican state senators have written to the US Olympic committees asking for China's digital yuan not to be made available to athletes taking part in the Beijing 2022 Winter Games to...
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Three Republican state senators have asked the US Olympic committee to ban access to China's digital yuan for Beijing 2022 athletes over surveillance concerns

Three Republican state senators have asked the US Olympic committee to ban access to China's digital yuan for Beijing 2022 athletes over surveillance concerns

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Three Republican state senators have written to the US Olympic committees asking for China's digital yuan not to be made available to athletes taking part in the Beijing 2022 Winter Games to protect their privacy.
Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee senator, Roger Wicker for Mississippi and Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, wrote to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Monday to make the request on behalf of the competitors.
The three said they were concerned the digital coin could be used as a mechanism to surveil the athletes. The digital yuan, which is still in...
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