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Newsweek's Satoshi Hires Lawyer, Maintains He Did Not Create Bitcoin

A lawyer who claims to represent Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man Newsweek alleged is the creator of bitcoin, issued a statement on Nakamoto’s behalf on Monday: “I did not create, invent or otherwise work on Bitcoin,” it reads, in part. “I unconditionally deny the Newsweek report.” The attorney, Ethan D. Kirschner, declined further comment. The statement was first tweeted by Reuters blogger Felix Salmon.

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