Craig Wright Registers Bitcoin Whitepaper Copyright as Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

By CCN: Craig Wright has filed copyright registrations for the bitcoin whitepaper and the early Bitcoin code with the US Copyright Office. It’s the latest step in Craig Wright’s battle to prove he is bitcoin’s creator and the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin’s mysterious creator finally revealed? Since 2015, Craig Wright, chief scientist of nChain and proponent of Bitcoin SV, has repeatedly claimed he is the creator of the world’s largest cryptocurrency but has been unable to provide hard evidence. Craig Wright filed a copyright registration for the Bitcoin whitepaper https://t.co/aIvg2BbmL2 pic.twitter.com/TVdU62TRRv — Neeraj K. Agrawal (@NeerajKA) May

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Sacrilegious Binance Reorg Would ‘Erode’ Bitcoin: Blockstream

By CCN: Blockstream CEO Adam Back told the What Bitcoin Did podcast that the block reshuffling proposed by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao would raise “geopolitical issues” had it been attempted. Accept That Bitcoin Is Final Back explained why the idea of a chain reorganization as a means to punish hackers or rescue lost bitcoins is a terrible idea. “You just have to accept that Bitcoin is final because a whole bunch of factors which we can get into, but it’s basically, you know, all of the infrastructure is set up to automatically just continue consuming and finalizing transactions. And there’s

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Bitcoin Skyrockets to 6-Month High After Arch-Nemesis Touts Absurd Ban

By CCN: One of the most powerful lawmakers in the United States pleaded with his colleagues to bury the American cryptocurrency industry, and the bitcoin price responded by promptly surging to a fresh six-month high. Bitcoin Price Surges as Hater Calls for Crypto Ban Bitcoin bounded as high as $6,336 on Bitstamp, vaulting the flagship cryptocurrency to its highest point since it embarked on a brutal sell-off in November 2018. The bitcoin price has now rallied a mouth-watering 69% in 2019 and continues to race toward flashing its first green yearly candle in what feels like an eternity. Friday’s triumphant

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US Court Orders Craig Wright Reveal 2013 Bitcoin Stash in $10 Billion Satoshi Suit

By CCN.com: The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, will now have to provide a list of all the public addresses of the bitcoin he held as of December 31, 2013. Per United States Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, Wright will produce the relevant bitcoin addresses on or before May 15, 2019. Craig Wright ordered by court to produce lists of owned bitcoin addresses along with details about his alleged blind trust: https://t.co/9bwaiiEECF — WizSec Bitcoin Research (@wizsecurity) May 4, 2019 Wright had objected to the plaintiffs seeking to have him list the bitcoin public addresses by filing a motion. The motion

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Satoshi Website Triggers Countdown to ‘Live Unveiling’ of Bitcoin Creator

By CCN.com: Where’s Satoshi? Henry Ford fathered the auto industry, and Steve Jobs launched a cultural obsession with smartphones. Yet the crypto industry, now at $170 billion, doesn’t know who fathered Bitcoin. A new website is making the rounds on the social web, stoking speculation about what it could mean for the mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto. Gotsatoshi.com launched around this past weekend with no hint as to who built the site, or what it’s for. The only clues are a ticking clock and promise of a “live unveiling.” Is this a hoax, or an epic unmasking? Let’s break down some theories.

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John McAfee Dares Bitcoin SV Creator Craig Wright to Explain ‘Conman’ Insult in Tea Throwdown

By CCN.com: The war of words between 2020 U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright is not going to let up anytime soon. After Wright branded the cryptocurrency influencer a ‘conman’, McAfee has hit back challenging the self-declared Satoshi Nakamoto to repeat the same to his face. The insult was hurled by Wright during an interview with Finder. As CCN reported, this was during a bile-ridden attack on Binance. Craig Wright Dubs Binance a ‘Money-Laundering Bucketshop’, Calls John McAfee a Conman https://t.co/CjYKBcGGZl — CCN.com (@CCNMarkets) April 29, 2019 Then, Wright alleged that the cryptocurrency exchange engaged

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Craig Wright Dubs Binance a ‘Money-Laundering Bucketshop’, Calls John McAfee a Conman

A few weeks after Binance delisted the Bitcoin SV altcoin, self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, has slammed the world’s largest crypto exchange calling it a ‘super bucket shop’. In an interview with Finder, Wright accused Binance of engaging in wash trading and money laundering: You have things like CZ (Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO) there and Binance which is super bucket shop which are basically money laundering organizations. They wash trades and money laundering. That’s how they make money. Additionally, Wright also alleged that the leading cryptocurrency exchange engages in market manipulation. Per the self-proclaimed Satoshi, Binance engages in pumping the

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Fed-Up Bitcoin Community Favors Censorship on Twitter

By CCN: In a recent Twitter poll by previous Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song, blockchain advocates overwhelmingly voted (54%) in favor of suspending the @Bitcoin handle for fraud. Only 30% of voters think that the handle should be “left alone.” And less than 10% believe that Twitter should shadowban the account. The Controversial Twitter Handle The @Bitcoin Twitter handle has been under fire due to its continuous brigade against bitcoin. While sporting the bitcoin logo and handle, the account churns out pro-Bitcoin Cash tweets and resources. Bitcoin proponents argue that these paradoxical actions confuse blockchain newbies which, in turn, damages the

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Kremlin Critic Bankrolls Putin Challenge with $3 Million Bitcoin Haul

By CCN: Alexei Navalny, who attempted to run for president against Vladimir Putin and continues to be a viable Putin opponent, has raised over $3 million since he began taking Bitcoin donations in 2016. Just yesterday he received close to $10,000. The cryptocurrency funds leave the wallet soon after they enter it, presumably converted to fiat. Bitcoin Keeps Pouring in After Failed Presidential Bid Navalny was disbarred from last year’s election due to a suspended sentence for embezzlement – the irony of which cannot be overstated. Navalny runs on an anti-corruption platform but cannot run for president because he has a

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Bitcoin’s Mysterious Creators Were a Team of Indians, Because ‘John F**king McAfee’

Outspoken entrepreneur and 2020 presidential candidate John McAfee claims he knows the true identity of bitcoin founder (or founders) Satoshi Nakamoto. In an interview with Bloomberg, McAfee said uncovering bitcoin’s creators was a “piece of cake.” “My entire life I’ve been tracking people who are the best in the world, and hiding their identity. Finding Satoshi was a piece of cake for me.” Bitcoin’s creators: A team of Indians? McAfee told Bloomberg he would unmask Satoshi “within weeks,” but he later changed his mind. Citing a letter from his lawyer, McAfee claims that revealing bitcoin’s true creator would harm his

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