Satoshi Nakamoto

Patoshi Researcher Says “Altruistic” Satoshi Will Never Spend His 1.1M Bitcoin

Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto will never spend his “1.1 million bitcoins” because he is altruistic, Patoshi Pattern researcher Sergio Demian Lerner has said. The Patoshi Pattern exploits privacy flaws of an early protocol, v.01, to identify blocks possibly minded by Satoshi Nakamoto. Lerner said the Bitcoin creator is unlikely to use his coins, which have …

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The Mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto Allegedly Leveraged a Russian Proxy for Communications

4,171 days ago in 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto invoked the Bitcoin network after sharing the white paper with people since Halloween 2008. Just recently, it has been discovered that Nakamoto leveraged a Russian proxy to obfuscate his whereabouts and the inventor used the proxy back in January 2009. For quite some time now, armchair sleuths have …

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Satoshi Invented GPU Mining to Defend the Network Says Early Dev

Satoshi Nakamoto had pre-invented Bitcoin (BTC) GPU mining in order to defend the network, says early Bitcoin developer who worked with the Bitcoin creator in 2010. Laszlo Hanyecz, who is known for making the first real-world Bitcoin transaction, has also been credited with inventing Bitcoin GPU mining. However, in a Cointelegraph interview, he said that …

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UK Court Drops Craig Wright’s Appeal Against Roger Ver

Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto candidate and chief scientist at NChain, has lost an appeal against Bitcoin.com founder and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) evangelist, Roger Ver. Wright originally sued Ver for calling him “a fraud and a liar” in a now-deleted YouTube video in 2019, but the lawsuit was eventually dismissed, causing Wright to file …

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The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being Satoshi

During the last year, news.Bitcoin.com created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain individuals who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and it’s been a popular run so far. Our series has covered nearly everyone, but there are still a few individuals that haven’t been covered. On May 11, 2020, the popular …

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Satoshi Didn’t Sign Craig Wright Message, Says Crypto Researcher

Yesterday, a Bitcoin (BTC) miner (or multiple Bitcoin miners) signed a message calling Craig Wright a fraud. One of the addresses used had been previously attributed to the Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. The message was signed with 145 signatures belonging to the 145 corresponding addresses, one of those addresses: 12CTHhyJtr49LgoUShbWgebLBviLAFj6nj, was a Coinbase address for …

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Over a Hundred 10-Year-Old Bitcoin Addresses Signed: Message Calls ‘Craig Wright a Fraud’ 

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Craig Wright’s recently submitted bitcoin address list that contained at least three spent blocks. Following the court filing, on May 25 a pastezone dump of 144 addresses, which are also represented in Wright’s list, contained a verified message that notes “Craig Steven Wright is a liar and a fraud.” The …

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BTC Dreads Weekly Close, Satoshi Mystery, A Big Blunder: Hodler’s Digest, May 18–24

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Why today’s weekly close is crucial to avoid $8,000s Not …

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The Shadow of Satoshi’s Ghost: Why Bitcoin Mythology Matters

How the myth-making around Satoshi reinforces what makes bitcoin unique in the landscape of global monies. On Wednesday, a batch of coins mined just a month after bitcoin’s birth were moved. It was the first time since August 2017 that any bitcoin from early 2009 had been transferred, and the action set Bitcoin Twitter on …

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Wild Satoshi Theories: The Curious Case of Bitcoin Block 3654 from 2009

On Wednesday, 50 bitcoin mined on February 9, 2009, was moved from the original address to a new address. The movement of coins caused a great commotion throughout the cryptocurrency community, as some individuals assumed it may have been the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. However, skeptics believe that even though the coins stemmed from an address …

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