The Ethereum network will be undergoing a planned hard fork on Monday, October 16, between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm UTC.

What does this mean for our members? As always, our focus is on the safety and integrity of our members’ funds. Accordingly, member funds will remain secure throughout the fork. We do not anticipate any downtime during this fork and you do not need to undertake any action, before, during or after the fork.

What is this Hard Fork and what will happen after? A hard fork is a change to the underlying Ethereum protocol, creating new rules to improve the system. If you would like to learn more specifics about this hard fork, please visit Ethereum Blog or CodeTract, where you’ll find in-depth technical specifications, along with more general material explaining the hard fork and related changes that will take place.

As always, if you have any questions please feel free to drop us a line at Uphold Support.

- The Uphold Team