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Joseph C. Guagliardo, a partner and a co-leader of Pepper Hamilton's Technology Group and chair of the Blockchain Practice, was quoted in the June 18, 2019 CNBC article, "Facebook Created a 'Gateway Drug' to Introduce Billions to Cryptocurrency, Experts Say."
This openness should also stand to benefit other cryptocurrencies, said Joseph Guagliardo, chair of Pepper Hamilton LLP's blockchain practice.
"The development efforts supporting this ecosystem will at the very least influence the evolution and maturity of other blockchain technology," Guagliardo said. "This is especially true because the Libra blockchain is open source, so all technology advancements on this blockchain platform should in theory be open and transparent."