16th July 2018, 15:06
Digital assets like cryptocurrencies exist mainly as a series of encrypted numbers and figures on a computer. These are typically accessed by the owner using a private key. So what happens to your digital assets when you die?
This was the topic of TSN’s Digital Breakfast, which highlighted the challenges of managing digital assets within a more traditional legal framework.
Ros Astengo spoke to guest speaker, Barrister and author of “The Digital Estate”, Leigh Sagar and first asked him whether these can be defined as “property”.