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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Bitcoin Creator: Is Dr Craig Wright Satoshi Nakamoto?

Short clip on BBC 2pm News with Michael Parsons (@BitcoinByte) discussing bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto and bitcoin - the digital currency:
Dr Craig Wright and Bitcoin CryptoCurrency | Is Dr Wright Satoshi Nakamo?
Michael Parsons interviewed by Ben Brown @BenBrownBBC live on 2 o'clock BBC News Monday 2 May 2016
Discussion about the bitcoin creator claims made by Australian businessman Dr Craig Wright and Bitcoin the invention, including spending bitcoin worldwide on the VISA financial network rail using a (Xapo) bitcoin debit card. Asked "Do you think Craig Wright... created Bitcoin?" (and is therefore Satoshi Nakamoto) And other questions about what is bitcoin and how can be used.
End comment: "All very fascinating and slightly confusing."

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What does the name Satoshi mean?
Shamir Al-Khalil Tutte Okamoto Shannon Hellman Ibn Adlan (SATOSHI)
(All famous historical cryptographers)

Original BBC story on 2 May 2016:

Is Dr Craig Wright Satoshi Nakamoto? (December 2015)

More discussion about who is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin:

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