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Title: [2016-05-02] The Guardian: Australian Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin founder
Post by: pawel7777 on May 02, 2016, 09:27:00 AM

Australian Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/may/02/craig-wright-bitcoin-founder-satoshi-nakamoto-claim

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Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has identified himself as Satoshi Nakamato, the pseudonymous creator of the digital currency bitcoin.

Wright, who was named as the cryptocurrency’s founder by two separate media investigations in December, made the admission in a blog post on Monday, providing what he says is technical proof of his claim.

He also provided evidence to the BBC, reportedly including the use of cryptographic keys linked to the same blocks of bitcoin Nakamoto sent another developer, Hal Finney, in the currency’s first transaction in 2009.
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