The Winkelvosses’ Bitcoin Scheme

In one memorable scene of The Social Network, Mark Zuckerberg and then-co-worker Sean Parker discuss the low moments in their lives that motivated them to succeed in the tech world. Today, Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss, who experienced a low moment of their own when Zuckerberg’s Facebook outdid their efforts to create an online social network, are laying claim to a comeback tale of their own in the form of bitcoin, a controversial digital currency. 

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