Craig Wright has not been having a good summer. First, his Bitcoin Satoshi Version (BSV) cryptocurrency was booted off the Binance and Kraken exchanges after he was accused of bullying people doubting his claim to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
Today in Crazy Crypto: A Belgian Satoshi wannabe and McAfee is McA-Free
Another pretender to the Bitcoin throne emerges, while gun enthusiast and would-be Trump usurper John McAfee walks free in the DR
From Florida and the Dominican Republic, the wackier ends of the cryptocurrency world came to the fore this week, as yet another Satoshi Nakamoto threw his hat into the ring and a pungent John McAfee walked out of a Dominican jail after an incarceration few believed was genuine in the first place.
Craig Wright says anyone else claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto is a criminal
The self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator seeks to take the Bitcoin name away from the BTC cryptocurrency
Craig Wright said this week that anyone else saying they are Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is a criminal. He also intends to reclaim the Bitcoin name from the version that currently bears the BTC symbol and bestow it on his own Bitcoin Satoshi Version—or Bitcoin SV—which he claims is the “real” Bitcoin.
US Copyright Office says Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto
The Bitcoin SV founder’s claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto was boosted by a copyright registration grant, but is still far from proven
Craig Wright’s much-derided claim to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto got a big boost from the U.S. copyright office today. On May 21, the wealthy nChain founder was granted copyright registration for the original whitepaper—”Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”—as well as the original Bitcoin source code.