Kaspersky Labs Co-Founder Says Bitcoin Created by American Intelligence Agencies

In a recent speech, Natalya Kaspersky, the co-founder of Kaspersky Labs, made the claim that Bitcoin was a project by American intelligence agencies.

Cruise around the internet long enough, and you’ll come across a wide range of conspiracy theories. Most of them are pretty outlandish, and the people propagating such claims tend to be of the highly eccentric (to put it mildly) type. Every once in a while, however, a theory is pushed by someone who has a great deal of standing. The latest example of this is Natalya Kaspersky claiming that Bitcoin was created by American intelligence agencies.

An Interesting and Unique Perspective

Natalya Kaspersky is the co-founder of Kaspersky Labs, a highly reputable cybersecurity firm headquartered in Moscow. She is also currently the CEO of the InfoWatch group of companies. She recently gave a presentation called “Modern technologies – the basis for information and cyber-wars” at the ITMO University in St. Petersburg.

During her presentation, this little bit of information appeared on a slide:

Bitcoin is a project of American intelligence agencies, which was designed to provide quick funding for US, British and Canadian intelligence activities in different countries. [The technology] is ‘privatized,’ just like the Internet, GPS and TOR. In fact, it is dollar 2.0. Its rate is controlled by the owners of exchanges,

I Want to Believe

Her nuggets of wisdom didn’t end there though. She also said that Satoshi Nakamoto is not a lone programmer, but he is, in fact, a pseudonym for a group of American cryptographers…

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