This week, the unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto made the headlines across bitcoin news outlets. Read on to find out what else made the news wire
Opinion Divided on Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity as Australian Craig Wright
In the span of one week, the identity of bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto was revealed, dragged through the mud and revoked. Cryptographer Craig Wright, provided proof behind closed doors to the BBC, Economist, and GQ in London, by digitally signing transactions of addresses from Block 9, one of the early blocks. In attendance was Garvin Andresen and Jon Matonis; both subsequently published blog posts affirming Craig’s claim.
The Bitcoin community lashed out at Craig in response to his claims, declaring only keys to the genesis block would suffice as proof, despite the possibility that keys could have been hacked, or shared or moved. Craig Wright responded with an apology letter, announcing he would not offer any more proof and would quietly retire from the public limelight.
Blockstream Adam Back Shares Core inspired Bitcoin Scaling Roadmap
Coinjournal reported Blockstream President Adam back, spoke at a Paralelni Pras in Prague, Czech Republic on the matter of scaling Bitcoin over the next 3 years. In his presentation, the inventor