Why Bitcoin's founder matters, as spotlight hits Australian
A Federal police officer walks through the garage at the home of a Sydney man in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 as they search the property as part of a tax investigation. Technology news sites have alleged the man is the creator of the virtual currency Bitcoin.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
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