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About bitcoin's first transaction ($5 for 5050₿)
« on: September 15, 2020, 12:23:33 PM »
First transaction ever recorded was between Hal Finney and Satoshi. They exchanged 5050BTC for $5.02 based on the electricity it needed for the mining of those 101 blocks. So the first price of bitcoin was about $0.01. Here's the transaction.

Now my question is, who sent the money to who? Did Hal Finney paid for these bitcoins? Even if he did, where did he send the money? Since he didn't know Satoshi, did he send the $5 to a bank account? This is the part where all that anonymity of Mr. Nakamoto doesn't make any sense.