World Bank President Warns [we need protection]

Speaking with CNBC, Jim Yong Kim said that the technology is “something everyone is excited about” – a statement that he followed up with a cautionary argument about cryptocurrencies.

“[B]lockchain technology is something that everyone is excited about, but we have to remember that bitcoin is one of the very few instances. And the other times when blockchain was used they were basically Ponzi schemes, so it’s very important that if we go forward with it, we’re sure that it’s not going to be used to exploit,” he told the network.

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