'Bitcoin Inventor' Claims He Can't Share Hidden Docs

Law360 (February 12, 2020, 6:32 PM EST) -- An Australian who claims he invented Bitcoin said Tuesday that legal precedent in both his country of origin and in Florida preclude him from having to cough up thousands of documents in connection with a $10 billion suit alleging that he improperly wrested control of the Bitcoin and intellectual property of his late business partner.

Craig Wright told U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Feb. 11 that he was both exercising a right and fulfilling an obligation by withholding on privilege grounds 8,260 documents and offering a further 3,064 with...

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