US lawmakers ask Facebook to halt Libra project

A group of Democrats led by Rep. Maxine Waters, the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter to Facebook formally asking the company to halt work on its Libra and Calibra projects. The letter, addressed to Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Head of Calibra David Marcus, requests that Facebook “immediately cease implementation plans”.

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