Reinvent money. Transform the global economy. So people everywhere can live better lives.
Moving money around the world should be as easy and cheap as sending a text message. No matter where you live, what you do, or how much you earn.
Libra will be accessible to anyone with an entry-level smartphone and data connectivity.
Libra is backed by a reserve made to keep its value stable.
Libra transactions are quick and easy, no matter where you are sending, or spending, your money.
Libra is a global cryptocurrency that will be available around the world.
Libra will foster an ecosystem of products and services made to help people use Libra in their everyday lives.
Libra is a cryptocurrency, built on a blockchain designed with security in mind.
The Blockchain. The Currency. The Association.
A detailed look at the Libra Reserve: its purpose, where the money for the reserve is coming from, the assets that will back each Libra coin, the entities that interact with it, and how it will change over time.
The Libra Blockchain is a decentralized, programmable database designed to support a low-volatility cryptocurrency that will have the ability to serve as an efficient medium of exchange for billions of people around the world. To validate the design of the Libra protocol, we have built an open-source prototype implementation Libra Core in anticipation of a global collaborative effort to advance this new ecosystem.
A detailed look at the Libra Associations responsibilities, roles, and governance mechanisms. This proposal will serve as a basis for discussion among the associations members, leading to the modification of its charter and formulation of its bylaws.
An overview of the approach and implementation of security and privacy on the Libra Blockchain. Keeping the Libra network secure is the primary responsibility of the Libra Association, and this document outlines the Libra Associations commitment to security and privacy.
The Libra Association intends to work with policymakers as the ecosystem is developed and operationalized and as regulations adapt to address innovation and other changes in the market. This document describes the Libra Associations commitment to compliance and consumer protection, such as financial system regulation, consumer financial protection, consumer privacy protection, and law enforcement.
This document outlines some of the questions, decisions, and challenges the association will face on the journey to permissionless governance and consensus.
We present Move, a safe and flexible programming language for the Libra Blockchain. Move is an executable bytecode language used to implement custom transactions and smart contracts. The safety and expressivity of Move have enabled us to implement significant parts of the Libra protocol in Move, including Libra coin, transaction processing, and validator management.
This report presents LibraBFT, a robust and efficient state machine replication system designed for the Libra Blockchain. LibraBFT is based on HotStuff, a recent Byzantine fault tolerant (BFT) consensus protocol.
A detailed look at the technical requirements and evaluation criteria for becoming a Founding Member. The Founding Members of the Libra Association are the validator nodes that operate the Libra Blockchain and will consist of geographically distributed and diverse businesses, nonprofit and multilateral organizations, and academic institutions.