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Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System

The paper that first introduced Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto's original paper is still recommended reading for anyone studying how Bitcoin works. Choose which translation of the paper you want to read:

Do you want to translate the paper into your language? Visit the Bitcoin white paper repository on GitHub for instructions and open an issue if you have any questions.