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Bitcoin's Shadowy Creator Reveals Himself—Maybe

Craig Wright comes forward as the real Satoshi Nakamoto

(Newser) - An Australian computer scientist and entrepreneur has come forward to reveal himself as the long-unidentified founder of Bitcoin. For those who follow such things, the name will be familiar: It's Craig Wright, the man Wired magazine identified as the all-but-certain creator of the digital currency last year. Now Wright... More »

Is This Guy the Shadowy Founder of Bitcoin?

Craig Wright claims the honor in leaked emails: 'Wired'

(Newser) - Wired says it has uncovered "the strongest evidence yet of Satoshi Nakamoto's true identity." Nakamoto, the alias for the creator of Bitcoin, has never been unmasked publicly, but Wired's Andy Greenberg and Gwern Branwen name Australian Craig Wright, 44, as the most likely candidate. "... More »

Nakamoto Lawyers Up: I'm Not the 'Father of Bitcoin'

His statement will be the last he says on the matter

(Newser) - Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto is serious about making sure no one thinks he's the " father of bitcoin ": The California 64-year-old has now hired a law firm to "clear my name," he says in a statement released last night. "I did not create, invent, or otherwise... More »

Bitcoin 'Founder': I've Never Heard of Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto says he's never had anything to do with currency

(Newser) - The man "unmasked" as the founder of bitcoin by Newsweek says he'd never even heard of the virtual currency until reporters tracked his son down a couple of weeks ago. In an exclusive interview with the AP , Dorian Nakamoto—also known as Satoshi Nakamoto—says many of the... More »

Reporter Unmasks the 'Father of Bitcoin'

Leah McGrath Goodman: Satoshi Nakamoto is ... 64-year-old Satoshi Nakamoto

(Newser) - Satoshi Nakamoto: It's the name of the "father of Bitcoin," and it's been rumored to be everything from a pseudonym to a cipher. According to investigative journalist Leah McGrath Goodman, Satoshi Nakamoto is ... Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man with an estimated $400 million Bitcoin fortune... More »

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