​Self-proclaimed Australian ‘bitcoin founder’ builds patent blockchain empire 

89538102_craig_wrightCraig Wright, the Australian who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around digital currency and technology underpinning it, according to associates of his and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Since February, Wright has filed more than 50 patent applications in the United Kingdom through Antigua-registered EITC Holdings Ltd, which a source close to the company confirmed was connected to Wright, government records show.

Source: Self-proclaimed Australian ‘bitcoin founder’ builds patent blockchain empire | ZDNet

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