UK Government Pilots Storage of Digital Evidence on a Blockchain

The UK Government has disclosed plans to conduct a pilot project for storing digital evidence on a blockchain. The initiative was revealed in an announcement by Balaji Anbil, Head of Digital Architecture and Cyber Security at Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) under the Ministry of Justice. Court Reform In the announcement, Anbil revealed …

Coinbase Begins British Pound Support for UK Bitcoin Customers

Users at Coinbase will now be able to deposit and withdraw funds in British Pound, the San Francisco company announced on Wednesday. Until now, Coinbase UK users had to convert their cryptocurrency holdings into Euro and then into pound sterling via international transfers. The process owed costly intermediaries; for instance, SEPA fees that could go …