There has been a long list of figures who the press and online commenters have speculated are Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin. At one point, when Newsweek claimed Dorian Nakamoto, an unnamed individual left a cryptographic message stating, “I am not Dorian Nakamoto.” Many argued this in-and-of-itself does not prove Satoshi left the message. Read on to learn what Bitcoin developer Gavin Andresen would want to prove Satoshi’s true identity.
The sage continued in late 2015. Two well-known online technology websites published leaked documents purporting to prove Craig Steven Wright, an Australian man, is Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin. What’s weirder, Australian authorities searched Craig Steven Wright’s home shortly thereafter, apparently for unrelated tax purposes.
That story turned even stranger late this week as Wright – or representatives of the man – claimed he would soon be outing himself as Satoshi Nakamoto. Many are doubtful of Wright’s true identity as Nakamoto. He’s done some strange things, such as reaching