On Tuesday (January 7), in Las Vegas, Dante Disparte, the vice chairman of the Libra Association, rejected the idea of Bitcoin being used as a means of payment.

The Libra Association executive’s comments while speaking as part of “The Libra Effect” panel session at “Digital Money Forum: Fintech, Crypto and Blockchain”, which is part of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The other speakers at this panel were Michael Casey, Incoming Chief Content Officer at CoinDesk, Amy James, CEO at Alexandria Labs, Andrew B. Morris, Founder and CEO at The Fintech Agenda LLC, Robin Raskin, Founder of Living in Digital Times (LIDT), and Akin Sawyerr, Strategy and Governance Lead at Decred.

According to a report by Coindesk, Disparte, who is also Head of Policy and Communications at the Libra Association, had this to say about Bitcoin: