Bitcoin was created by Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Bitcoin’s enigmatic creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, dismissed initial concerns about the cryptocurrency’s potential to consume large amounts of electricity and contribute to carbon dioxide emissions, according to newly released emails.

The original identity of the creator Bitcoin Never disclosed, but after the currency’s launch in January 2009, Nakamoto – a pseudonym – was active in online forums and email until late 2010, when he removed himself from the project and went out of communication. gone.