Bogus Bitcoin Boffin


A High Court judge has ruled that Australian computer scientist Dr Craig Wright is not the inventor of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, despite him claiming to be so since 2016.

Real Bitcoin Inventor A Secret

The challenge with trying to conclusively identify Bitcoin’s inventor is that, from the outset, Bitcoin’s creator has only been known by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto and they have chosen to keep their real identity hidden. Also, the creation and early development of Bitcoin were done under this pseudonym, with all communications conducted online via emails and forums. With the additional complications of Bitcoin being a decentralised currency (i.e. not controlled by any single entity or individual) and the fact that no definitive evidence from numerous investigations has been found linking the pseudonym to a real individual or group of individuals, it’s possible to see why many people have claimed (or suspected) to be Bitcoin’s inventor.

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