The Russian Central Bank says that its CBDC, the digital ruble, “has nothing to do with” state efforts to collect biometric data.
The bank began piloting its CBDC just over a month ago in 11 cities nationwide.
Russian MPs last year voted in a law that allows banks and state agencies to collect biometric data on their clients.
This data includes facial scans and fingerprints….
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