A mixed verdict: No real light on Bitcoin’s origin

After weeks of testimony and weeks more of deliberations, the jury delivered its verdict Monday in the matter of Kleiman v. Wright, a much-watched case in which an important computer scientist contested the claims pressed by the estate of another on a matter of more than a little fascination to the world of alternative investments: How did Bitcoin begin? And who owns/controls the huge cash of Bitcoins that the legendary flounder reserved for himself?

The verdict supports the defendant, Craig Wright, on all but one of the counts of the Kleiman estate’s . . .

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Christopher Faille

Christopher Faille has written on a variety of legal, regulatory, and financial issues for decades. He is the author of "The Decline and Fall of the Supreme Court" (1995), for example, and the coauthor, with David O'Connor, of "Basic Economic Principles" (2000). He was an early reporter with Lipper HedgeWorld and has contributed to Forbes and to the Hedge Fund Law Report.
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