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Privacy was a central concern for those responding to the Bank of England's ideas on a digital pound, but experts are hopeful. (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
UK's Digital Pound Approach Should Help Manage Privacy Concerns, Experts Say
The Bank of England's recent consultation saw 50,000 responses, many welcoming the digital pound's design but sharing concerns about privacy.
Privacy was a central concern for those responding to the Bank of England's ideas on a digital pound, but experts are hopeful. (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

The UK government wants to regulate crypto like finance, not gambling (Ugur Akdemir/Unsplash)
UK Government Rejects Lawmaker Plan to Regulate Crypto as Gambling
The Treasury says it has learned lessons from FTX's collapse, and that gambling law doesn’t deal with crypto risks.
The UK government wants to regulate crypto like finance, not gambling (Ugur Akdemir/Unsplash)

The UK Treasury is testing DLT securities (Chris James/Flickr)
UK Treasury Starts Consultation on Five-Year Digital Securities Trial
The pilot will relax regulations for digital bonds and equities – but not unbacked crypto, like bitcoin or ether.
The UK Treasury is testing DLT securities (Chris James/Flickr)

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UK Government Highlights Benefits of Blockchain Tech
The economic secretary to the UK government's Treasury department has spoken about the benefits of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
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Treasury Report: UK's Bitcoin Startups React
This week's news that the UK government will seek to regulate digital currencies made waves in the local startup community.
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