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Comment: Facebook, Google torn both ways by EU regulators on cryptocurrency ads

By Jack Schickler
  • 22 Apr 2021 08:07
  • 22 Apr 2021 09:02
Social-media sites hosting cryptocurrency ads are being torn in both directions by EU regulators.

Financial watchdogs don’t want the likes of Google to promote scams — but arbitrary restrictions on the right to advertise can also prompt complaints to antitrust officials. 

Ironically, EU laws designed to curb initiatives like Diem, backed by Facebook, could

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