The ECCB’s DCash outage: what went wrong?

Experts discuss security certificate problems that may have derailed DCash pilot

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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s prototype digital currency DCash has been unavailable since January 14, when it suffered an outage.

On March 3, the ECCB announced it would be available again next week.

The prolonged outage could have significant ramifications for central bank digital currency (CBDC) projects more generally. Although only a very few central banks have offered CBDCs to individuals and businesses, dozens are considering CBDC projects. The ECCB’s problems could influence how

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