The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has revealed that an expired certificate caused its pilot central bank digital currency (CBDC), DCash, to go offline from January 14. Karina Johnson, the ECCB project manager for the DCash pilot, said that “the version of Hyperledger Fabric (HLF)”, the network that hosts DCash’s distributed ledger, “had a certificate expire”. To install an up-to-date certificate, the currency’s operators are undertaking “a version change of HLF and associated systems. [Read more]
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