• Craig Wright word worthless
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Opinion,  People

    EXCLUSIVE: The Case Against Craig Wright, Part II (2012 to present)

    A #Faketoshi hobbyist walks us through more of the details behind accusations that Craig Wright lied and forged proofs that he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

    The vast majority of the cryptocurrency community thinks Craig Wright is lying when he claims to have invented Bitcoin. This includes luminaries like Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, Binance exchange CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, and many others who have reacted with rage to the Australian’s claims. That said, when people call Wright a liar, they generally refer to loads of proof without going into detail. So, we decided to dive into what proved to be a very deep pool.

  • The Case against Craig Wright as Satoshi Nakamoto
    Bitcoin,  Commentary,  People

    The Case against Craig Wright, Part I (2009-2011)

    A #Faketoshi hobbyist walks us through the details behind accusations that Craig Wright lied and forged proofs that he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

    The problem is that people who claim Craig Wright is a fraud are mostly disorganized. So today we are just going to put it all out on the table. For that we look to Arthur van Pelt, a Dutch "bitcoin entrepreneur" who spends his free time digging for information that will debunk Wright's claim to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

  • Alexander Vinnik extradited France money laundering
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies

    France charges alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik with money laundering, extortion

    Vinnik has been on a hunger strike to protest his lengthy detention

    French officials filed preliminary charges of money laundering and extortion against Alexander Vinnik on Friday. The Russian national was extradited to France on Thursday after spending more than two years in pre-trial detention in Greece.

  • Fed Chairman Jerome Powell: Central bank digital currency? We don't need no stinkin' central bank digital currency! (via Federal Reserve Bank).
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics

    Fed Chairman Powell calls U.S. central bank digital currency pointless

    America’s chief central banker told two congressmen that the problems a CBDC could solve are largely limited to poorer developing countries.

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell poured cold water on the idea of a United States-issued central bank digital currency happening anytime soon. Responding to two Congressmen, Powell wrote, “it is not yet clear what additional value a general purpose CBDC could provide in the U.S.”