• Craig Wright case witness fears murder
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    EXCLUSIVE: Craig Wright case witness fears murder, kidnapping

    In an unreleased transcript, lawyers for someone who the people suing Wright want to question asked a judge to keep their client’s name secret out of fear of being targeted by criminals

    In an unreleased transcript obtained by Modern Consensus of the lawsuit seeking half of the $10 billion in bitcoins the real Nakamoto mined at the beginning of the bitcoin project—which Craig Wright has said he possesses—lawyers for an unnamed third-party pleaded with the judge not to release his or her name to the public for fear of extortion or murder.

  • 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.

  • Craig Wright reading sued billions in bitcoin
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Judge to Craig Wright: Put up or shut up

    Self-proclaimed bitcoin creator given until Feb. 3 to prove a ‘mysterious bonded courier’ is delivering the keys to $9 billion in bitcoin in ‘Tulip Trust I-III’

    Craig Wright has just 23 days left to prove his claim he’s really Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin and founder of the cryptocurrency revolution. “Given the Defendant’s many inconsistencies and misstatements, the Court questions whether it is remotely plausible that the mysterious ‘bonded courier’ is going to arrive, yet alone that he will arrive in January 2020 as the Defendant now contends,” Judge Beth Bloom wrote.

  • You vs the guy she tells you not to worry about (via Twitter).
    People

    ‘Gym Friend’ meme war: Troll trolled after trolling troll

    Blockstream CSO and well-known troll Samson Mow managed to turn a minor meme-poster into a crypto-Twitter celebrity by getting offended. Accusations of sexism, phony DCMA takedown notices, and censorship followed

    Blockstream CSO and thin-skinned troll Samson Mow's Gym Friend meme war turned a minor joke into a saga with allegations of sexism, fraud, and censorship.