Satoshi may have needed an alias, but can we say the same? – Cointelegraph Magazine

To doxx (oneself) or not to doxx? That is a question faced by many operating in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, including developers, influencers, and investors. Does one use one’s own name when venturing into the often chaotic and largely unregulated crypto world — or don an alias? Consider Embrik Børresen, developer of RobinHood Inu […]

Bitcoin Vs. Ethereum: TIME’s “Prince of Crypto” And Why Satoshi Is King

Disclaimer: The following op-ed represents the views of the author, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Bitcoinist. Bitcoinist is an advocate of creative and financial freedom alike. TIME Magazine is a respected media outlet with just under 100 years of publishing prowess under its belt. Its recent exposé on Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin […]

Gavin Andresen Casts Doubts on Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim

Recently released depositions suggest that Gavin Andresen now has doubts that Craig Wright is Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. The depositions, which are connected to Wright’s case against the estate of his alleged business partner, David Kleiman, show that Andresen was asked if he still believed that Wright is Satoshi. Andresen said he did initially believe […]

‘Satoshi Was a Black Woman’: Blockchain Entrepreneurs Talk Financial Inclusion on Juneteenth

Racial diversity and financial inclusion are good for cryptocurrency and blockchain – and the industry has work to do. That was the overarching conclusion of a virtual Juneteenth event put together by Cleve Mesidor, founder of the National Policy Network of Women of Color in Blockchain.  Juneteenth is the celebration of June 19, 1865, when the […]

Now We Know What Satoshi Nakamoto Looks Like

Satoshi Nakamoto, the world’s most wanted terrorist, was kidnapped and tortured by the NSA. Crypto native production At least that’s the plot of an indie film from the U.K. titled “Decrypted”. In an interview with Cointelegraph the film’s producer, Phil Harris, said: “We shot 70 percent of this film before we were forced to shut […]

Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto May Be Ally of Pablo Escobar

Yasutaka Nakamoto is an engineer who is known as an ally of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Now he is believed to be a Bitcoin creator. There are even some facts that may prove this claim One of the most interesting topics that linger in the world of cryptocurrencies is the identity of the man […]

The Escobars Believe They’ve Found the Real Satoshi

A new theory regarding the true identity of anonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto has emerged from an extremely unlikely source. Enter the Escobar family and their story about Yasutaka Nakamoto. The story goes like this: Yasutaka Nakamoto was a high-ranking engineer for Pacific West Airlines who worked for Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, smuggling drugs […]

‘Satoshi won’t use his coins ever’

The researcher who identified 1.1 million Bitcoins (BTC) that Satoshi Nakamoto mined, said that his research makes him believe that Satoshi was altruistic and will never spend his coins. Sergio Demian Lerner, the designer of the second layer Bitcoin protocol RSK and renowned crypto researchers in the Reddit AMA said that it took him three […]

Bitcoin Code Reveals Satoshi Nakamoto Used a Russian Proxy

Satoshi Nakamoto may have relied on a Russian proxy as early as January 2009, when Bitcoin v0.1.0 was first released. Telltale signs appear in the file ‘irc.cpp’ on line 212, though this seems to be obfuscated with a simple cipher. Bitcoin v0.1.0 irc.cpp File Released January 9 2020. Source: Satoshi Nakamoto Institute. Spy games This […]

Satoshi Nakamoto Had Outside Cryptography Help, Says Early Bitcoin Dev

According to an early Bitcoin (BTC) developer, Satoshi Nakamoto sought help from outside cryptographers prior to launching Bitcoin. Laszlo Hanyecz, who worked closely with Satsohi in 2010, told Cointelegraph that he was befuddled by Satoshi’s choice of the elliptic curve secp256k1. The use of this curve, at the time, was unusual. National Institute of Standards […]