Someone just found a 10-year-old Bitcoin easter egg

Someone just found a 10-year-old Bitcoin easter egg

A keen-eyed cryptocurrency enthusiast has just discovered a neat ‘easter egg’ buried deep inside Bitcoin’s code, dating back to the birth of the blockchain. We all know Satoshi Nakamoto referenced the Times headline – Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks – but it appears it actually happened twice. The easter egg is also included as a hexidecimalized version nestled in some code comments. The headline is known to have become the mantra for those creating Bitcoin. Although the newly discovered message is a variant on an easter egg already found, it’s pretty damn cool people are still finding traces of the…

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