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Alleged inventor of Bitcoin denies any involvement

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto denies being the inventor of the Kryptowährung bit coin. The Californian said he heard three weeks ago for the first time by Bitcoin the agency Associated Press. An exclusive cover story of the magazine was preceded however Newsweek which, on the existence of the 64 which has devised the concept of Bitcoin.

Nakamoto is decided contrary to the representation of Newsweek. Three weeks ago, his son had been contacted by a reporter who was the father of the Bitcoin inventor. When the son reported this, Nakamoto at all for the first time by Bitcoin heard.

The story graced the first printed US issue of Newsweek precisely for over a year. Since the end of the year 2012 was the traditional magazine States appear only online. After a takeover by IBT media in the last year she has been revived just in print.

Newsweek quoted Nakamoto as follows: "I am no longer involved [in Bitcoin] and can't talk. That is devolved to other people, which are now responsible. I have no more connection." The report contained an image of Nakamotos House, reporters from other media were promptly identify. Then, they seem to have pursued the man, which more or less live with #bitcoinchase was on Twitter under the Hashtag across Los Angeles.

The concept of Bitcoin was proposed for the first time in 2008 in a white paper, which can be found today at bitcoin.org (PDF). The author described himself as Satoshi Nakamoto, and gave to the mail address satoshin@gmx.com. The name was considered but always as a pseudonym - up just Newsweek tracked a real Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto.

[with material by Nick instead, News.com]

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