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Satoshi Nakamoto to Unmask Himself on May 14

May 08, 2019 11:38
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In the past 10 years, everyone has wondered about the identity of the founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The curiosity has not died down, even after a decade, and imposters calling themselves the elusive Nakamoto.

However, lately there has been a change in the tide. Recently, a US court ordered self-proclaimed Nakamoto, Craig Wright to produce evidence of his public bitcoin addresses, and provide proof of identity that he was indeed Satoshi Nakamoto.

A website called GotSatoshi is all set to unveil the creator of the bitcoin on May 14, 2019. A Twitter handle by the same name said, “Never imagined there would be so much interest in who I am. Can’t the idea speak for itself? Quoth the poet “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward: they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game” But if you insist on knowing – http://gotsatoshi.com”

The website challenges people of the cryptoverse to unmask the person. However, the two clues we have are: That he/she is NOT Craig Wright and may know John McAfee. Earlier McAfee had hinted that he knew who Satoshi was, given his line of business.

For the uninitiated, a United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida issued an order on May 3, which compels Wright to produce a list of his bitcoin public addresses. The order was brought about when the estate of computer scientist, David Kleiman filed a case against Wright, accusing the latter of stealing hundreds of thousands of BTC, which were more than $5 billion dollars in February last year.

At the time, the court had said, “Dr. Wright filed an unverified motion in which he identified a number of bitcoin public addresses that he mined. Although not delineated as a Motion for Protective Order, that is what the pleading is. Dr. Wright asserted that he does not have a complete list of the public addresses he owned on any date, including December 31, 2013. He further asserted that in 2011 he transferred ownership of all his bitcoin to a blind trust. Although he makes the conclusory statement that it would be unduly burdensome to produce a list of his bitcoin holdings as of December 31, 2013, this conclusion is not supported by facts.”

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