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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: David Marcus, head of blockchain with Facebook Inc., speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sha Hanting/China News Service/Visual China Group via Getty Images)
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