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The guy who invented Bitcoin just got sued for shit loads of money

There's trouble brewing for Bitcoin. According to lawsuit documents obtained by multiple outlets  Wednesday,  Now, whether or not he actually fully invented it,   Craig Wright 's involvement in Bitcoin period can't be challenged. This is where it gets interesting. The family of Dave Kleiman claims that Wright "went from pioneer" to thief after Kleiman's 2013 death.    Lawsuit documents show that Kleiman's family claims that the two had founded a bitcoin mining-like firm in the months before his death.  At the time, they allege that Kleiman owned between 550,000 - 1,000,000 bitcoins in total by the time he actually died. Kleiman's family filed a total of three lawsuits, to, the tune of a whopping $10 billion.   Wright's family did not respond to requests for comment from The Daily New...
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Don’t visit government websites in the U.K this week

There's trouble brewing in the cryptocurrency world this weekend. According to several government agencies in the United Kingdom,  systems, have been compromised for multiple websites across the nation.   Reports first surfaced Sunday morning after security experts learned that  people were getting antivirus alerts on government owned web properties. The bitcoin-like mining software apparently has been installed on quite a few systems throughout Europe; the United Kingdom, and the United States.   The software apparently includes some pretty intricate code, that,  if successful will prove to be critically damaging to software devices across the world. Per experts,  the  troublesome program is apparently known as Coinhive.  While not much is known about the virus, here's what is known...
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