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David Chaum

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David Chaum 'Godfather of anonymous communication' - BBC News

 

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David Chaum & DigiCash: The First Digital Currency

 

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David Chaum on Satoshi's Identity - CoinDesk Shorts

 

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David Chaum makes the first electronic cash payment in history at the first WWW conference 1994

 

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Discovering Satoshi: David Chaum

David Lee Chaum is an American computer scientist and cryptographer. He is famous for developing ecash, an electronic cash application that aims to preserve a user’s anonymity. He has also invented many cryptographic protocols and founded DigiCash, an electronic money corporation. His 1981 paper, "Untraceable Electronic Mail, Return Addresses, and Digital Pseudonyms", laid the groundwork for the field of anonymous communications research.
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