Mystery: Bitcoin Whitepaper Found In MacOS!

Mystery: Bitcoin Whitepaper Found In MacOS!

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Someone has buried a Bitcoin Whitepaper into the MacOS code in copies issued after 2017. The issue was first highlighted by MacOS user bernd178 on the MacOS Community Forum in April 2021.

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Andy Baio, a blogger, wrote a blog on on April 5, disclosing a command to check preview of the Bitcoin PDF size of 184 KB. The Virtual Scanner II contains an inconspicuous picture of a bay located in San Francisco, along with a PDF version of the Bitcoin whitepaper.

Baio speculated that it was just a convenient, lightweight multipage PDF for testing purposes, never meant to be seen by end users.

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