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Bitcoin gains an open source client

Apr 11, 2011, 20:21 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Armstrong)

"However to make it all a reality requires rather a lot of developer effort and as an open source project this relies on volunteers. So the news that an engineer has developed BitCoinJ, a Java client that implements the simplified payment verification mode proposed by Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin, is welcome news. His affilaition with Google is an added advantage but BitcoinJ isn't an official Google project but one undertaken in the 20% of time Google allows its staff to spend on personal projects."

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