30 Aug '14, 7pm

Hal Finney, Cryptographer and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies at 58

Business Day Hal Finney, Cryptographer and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies at 58 By NATHANIEL POPPER AUG. 30, 2014 Inside Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Hal Finney, a cryptographer and one of the earliest users and developers of the virtual currency Bitcoin, died on Thursday in Phoenix. He was 58. Mr. Finney had been paralyzed by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or A.L.S., and was taken off life support at Paradise Valley Hospital, his wife, Fran Finney, said. She said his body was immediately prepared for cryonic preservation by the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to his wishes. A graduate of the California Institute of Technology, Mr. Finney was a longtime futurist who put his programming skills to work in th...

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