Live Blog: Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed?

Jacob Donnelly
May 2, 2016 at 12:35 UTC  |  Updated  May 3, 2016 at 19:35 UTC

Australian academic Craig Wright went public today by declaring, and providing evidence to the claim, that he is in fact bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

If true, such a discovery would at long last unveil the creator of the controversial technology now increasingly of interest to major financial institutions and businesses.

We update you on the latest speculation and commentary as the story unfolds.

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