The creation and the creator of Bitcoin are two issues causing uproar in the cryptocurrency space. One needs not go far before seeing thousands claim the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, the author of Bitcoin Whitepaper and Codes.
When Satoshi created Bitcoin, the computer guru divided the supply among the blockchain community and then released an all-encompassing whitepaper to disappear into an unknown place.
Years after, several individuals begin to surface claiming the authorship of the well-written whitepaper. To say the least, at the moment, there are nothing less than 10 individuals claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto in the cyber space.
While it is still not clear whether Satoshi Nakamoto is a pseudonym of a group of people or just a single individual trying to promote an unmatched 21st century innovation worthy of disrupting humanity entirely, the load of noise in the cryptocurrency space is becoming a thing of concern each day.
As some say that the identity of Nakamoto will continue to be hidden, some are of the opinion that the creator of Bitcoin is dead.
What the crypto world fears at the moment is that the identity may not be known forever, and that the one million bitcoins that only Nakamoto can move will still be intact and may not be moveable except the creator of the idea is still existing somewhere.
Is the Identity of Bitcoin Creator Worth Arguing Over?
Interestingly, we need not argue on who Satoshi is because it is easy for any one claiming to be Nakamoto to move just a pinch of the stagnant fund back and forth into my Bitcoin account if possible.
The Many Nakamotos Craig and Liu in Focus?
They both have forgotten that the software was licensed under open source MIT License. Even a press release claimed the U.S officials have received confirmation that Craig is Satoshi. However, US Copyright office debunked the statement.
Unlike the unknown Wei Lie who claim to be of Chinese Descent, Craig Wright is an Australian bread and buttered but has in the course of claiming to be Satoshi changed his citizenship.
Before filing a copyright application with the U.S. Copyright Office, Craig had charged crypto podcaster Peter McCormack to court for calling him “Fake Satoshi”.
Peter was alleged of carrying out “a targeted campaign on Twitter to harass and libel” him by “posting highly defamatory and abusive tweets”.
Craig had first targeted Hodlonaut in his suit, promising to compensate anyone who revealed the identity of the prominent Crypto Twitter member.The issue resulted in Binance and some notable exchanges delisting Bitcoin SV, a cryptocurrency project spearheaded by Craig Wright.
However, Craig was not moved by the delisting but went on to charge Peter McCormack to court. Today, Peter revealed he has hired RPC, UK’s “best” defender of libel cases to battle Craig S Wright who has been parading himself as the real Satoshi Nakamoto.
Craig Wright and His Lawyer Disagree on Who Created Bitcoin
There seems to be a disagreement in the statement of Craig Wright and his lawyers on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.
In a post published by Craig yesterday, the self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin said Satoshi Nakamoto was his pseudonym when he created Bitcoin.
He said: “I was not a group, I did it myself, but I had help from other people. Everyone has help from other people. When I asked people to give me advice, they did not become part of the authorship.”
However, what Craig Wright claimed in his published article yesterday defers from what his lawyer said in a cease and desist letter written to Peter. Craig’s lawyer said he, Craig Wright, “was part of the team that created Bitcoin” but but Craig is here saying no “I did it myself”.
Will Craig Sue his lawyer for defamation this time around?
Disclaimer: This article was written for informational and educational purpose only. Do not take as a financial advice. Do personal research on cryptocurrency before investing in it.