Pseudonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto
(whether that name represents one person or several) is believed to hold many millions of dollars in Bitcoin. Various attempts have been made to pin down Nakamoto's identity; the IB Times reports today that a (sadly anonymous) analysis
points to George Washington University economics professor Nick Szabo
, based on textual analysis and some other clues, such as Szabo's expertise in digital currency and his role as founder of GoldCoin. Szabo's blog Unenumerated
is fascinating reading, whether or not this analysis is right.