Bitcoin blues: Should the government block cryptocurrency, or regulate it?
Inovation 16 March 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/bitcoin-blues-should-the-government-block-cryptocurrency-or-regulate-it/articleshow/63248546.cms

Bitcoin was created in 2009 by a mysterious figure using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. It doesn’t exist in a physical form, there is no central bank and a record of each transaction, using anonymised strings of numbers to identify it, is stored in blockchain.