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Documentary: The Bitcoin

Bitcoin[note 5][note 6] is a digital asset[16] and a payment system invented by Satoshi Nakamoto,[note 7] who published the invention in 2008[12] and released it as open-source software in 2009.[18] The system is peer-to-peer; users can transact directly without needing an intermediary.[19]:4 Transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger …