Australian grappling known as bitcoin creator

May

2

2016

The Australian Craig Wright is known to be the creator of bitcoin. The man was to be appointed the inventor of the crypto currency last year and has now told the BBC evidence submitted which shows that he was indeed behind the alias Satoshi Nakamoto.

Prominent members of the bitcoin community and the core team of developers have endorsed the claim of Wright, reports the BBC. Wright made ​​his confession to the BBC, The Economist and GQ.

To support his claim, signed the Australian posts with digital keys at the time of bitcoin were used by Satoshi Nakamoto messages. Under the pseudonym was released the first bitcoinclient on January 9, 2009 and the year before the white paper bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System published.

Wright also demonstrated to have the keys that are used for the first bitcointransacties. According to the inventor helped crypto expert Hal Finney him in the early days. Wright said still to release more information to confirm his claims. He hopes to bring the speculation about the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto to an end. media have regularly designated the wrong person in the past.

The end of 2015 came Wired and Gizmodo already to the conclusion that Wright was the creator of bitcoin, after hints about this. At the same time the Australian police did would have to make a raid at Wright, related to tax matters unrelated but with bitcoin. The name Satoshi Nakamoto are more than one million bitcoins, representing a value of at 400 million euros.

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