Is XRP a Commodity or a Security? CFTC Chairman Has No Idea

Is XRP a Commodity or a Security? CFTC Chairman Has No Idea | CryptoGlobe

Heath Tarbert, the Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said it isn’t yet clear whether the XRP token is a security or a commodity. During an interview with news outlet Cheddar, Tarbert was asked whether new cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin and ether will be falling under the CFTC’s jurisdiction, with XRP being used as an example.