The man Newsweek claimed is the creator of bitcoin has hired a lawyer in an attempt to clear his name, repeating a denial he made to The Associated Press more than a week ago that he has never had anything to do with the digital currency.
Two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies described in Newsweek’s story about “the face behind Bitcoin” say the quotes attributed to Dorian Nakamoto and a deputy in the story are accurate.
KCAL9′s Dave Bryan spoke with Satoshi Nakamoto outside of his home in Temple City, where media from around the world were camped out Thursday.
Newsweek, a magazine first published in 1933, will publish its last print edition in December and go all-digital in 2013, it was announced Thursday.
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