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UK High Court ruling over $1 million hack implies Bitcoin is “property”

22/08/19

Yahoo! Finance, 22/08/2019

Thus far, British law says that Bitcoin is "data," not property, meaning that you can't claim it back if someone's stolen it. But Robertson's lawyers, Marc Jones of Stewarts and David Heaton of Brick Court Chambers, argued that Bitcoin is, in fact, his property. Since the theft of his Bitcoin didn't entail a transfer of the property title, Robertson still "owned" the stolen bitcoins, they asserted.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/uk-high-court-ruling-over-203608466.html