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November 27, 2013, 07:53:53 PM
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I heard the story of a boy who lost 5000 BTC 3 years ago, losing its USB key.
That's real?

Poor guy, could be a milionaire!

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November 27, 2013, 08:07:57 PM
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http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/27/hard-drive-bitcoin-landfill-site
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Buried somewhere under four feet of mud and rubbish, in the Docksway landfill site near Newport, Wales, in a space about the size of a football pitch is a computer hard drive worth more than £4m. It belonged to James Howells, who threw it out when he was clearing up his desk in mid-summer and discovered the part, rescued from a defunct Dell laptop. He found it in a drawer and put it in a bin. And then last Friday he realised that it held a digital wallet with 7,500 Bitcoins created for almost nothing in 2009 - and then worth about the same.

This guy? Has he offered any proof he even had the coins cos I don't see any.

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There's a pot of gold there for someone … I'm even thinking of registering www.returnmybitcoin.com. It's available," he said. He has also set up a Bitcoin wallet for donations aimed at recovering the hard drive.

His twitter: https://twitter.com/howelzy/status/405690499593699328

Probably just begging for coins.


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November 27, 2013, 08:11:34 PM
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http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/27/hard-drive-bitcoin-landfill-site
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Buried somewhere under four feet of mud and rubbish, in the Docksway landfill site near Newport, Wales, in a space about the size of a football pitch is a computer hard drive worth more than £4m. It belonged to James Howells, who threw it out when he was clearing up his desk in mid-summer and discovered the part, rescued from a defunct Dell laptop. He found it in a drawer and put it in a bin. And then last Friday he realised that it held a digital wallet with 7,500 Bitcoins created for almost nothing in 2009 - and then worth about the same.

This guy? Has he offered any proof he even had the coins cos I don't see any.

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There's a pot of gold there for someone … I'm even thinking of registering www.returnmybitcoin.com. It's available," he said. He has also set up a Bitcoin wallet for donations aimed at recovering the hard drive.

His twitter: https://twitter.com/howelzy/status/405690499593699328

Probably just begging for coins.


How would one provide proof?

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November 27, 2013, 08:21:49 PM
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Well I don't know, but at the moment he's just some guy who claims to have lost millions. What's to stop any attention whore going to the media and telling them the same story. I would think generally The Guardian require some sort of proof of something before they publish unfounded shit.

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November 27, 2013, 08:29:55 PM
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Feel bad for him if it's true.
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November 28, 2013, 12:07:58 AM
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