06 Mar '14, 9pm

DealBook: Newsweek Unmasks Bitcoin Founder, Stirring Ire: An article about a man in Southern California named

DealBook: Newsweek Unmasks Bitcoin Founder, Stirring Ire: An article about a man in Southern California named

David McNew/Reuters The person whom Newsweek identified as Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin, was surrounded by journalists at his home on Thursday. The man denied the claim. Updated, 9:42 p.m. | Even as it has grown into a new type of digital money worth billions of dollars, Bitcoin has always retained an air of mystery. Central to its cachet has been the mythic status of the system’s creator. Its developer went by the name Satoshi Nakamoto, but that is all that Bitcoin’s adopters seemed to know — or wanted to know. After all, Bitcoin was a project dedicated in part to making it easier to avoid the all-seeing gaze of the government and corporate America. But the inventor of the virtual currency may not be quite the international man of mystery that some aficionados imagined him to be. Could he in fact be a model-train fanatic living with his mother in a modest hous...

Full article: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/03/06/newsweek-unmasks-b...

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