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Bitcoin’s creator reportedly living suburban life in Australia

The mystery may finally have been solved.

10th December, 2015
The person who unleashed the virtual currency anonymously in 2009 is probably a 44-year-old academic Credit: Bloomberg

Bitcoin’s elusive founder has for years evaded the efforts of tech geeks, journalists and fans to reveal his or her true identity. The mystery may finally have been solved.

The person who unleashed the virtual currency anonymously in 2009 is probably a 44-year-old academic living in suburban Sydney, according to Wired magazine.

Citing e-mails, deleted blog posts and documents, Wired identified Craig Steven Wright as the likely developer of the original bitcoin software under...

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