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Exploring the Truth: The Satoshi Nakamoto Identity Verdict

by dave
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In a landmark decision at London’s High Court, the claim by Australian computer scientist Craig Wright to be Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, was firmly rejected. Wright, who has long asserted his role in authoring the pivotal 2008 Bitcoin white paper, found his claims challenged by the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA). COPA’s legal action aimed to protect Bitcoin developers from Wright’s lawsuits by seeking judicial clarification of his claims.

Judge James Mellor, presenting his verdict, highlighted the “overwhelming” evidence against Wright’s claim, stating unequivocally that Wright was not the architect of the Bitcoin white paper nor did he operate under the Nakamoto pseudonym between 2008 and 2011. This ruling was celebrated by COPA and the wider open source and development community as a triumph for truth and integrity in the face of intimidation and false narratives.

COPA’s pursuit of truth exposed Wright’s extensive document forgery efforts to support his claims, actions that were denounced as “a brazen lie” by COPA’s legal representatives. These revelations underline the significance of this legal victory in safeguarding the principles of open source development and the authenticity of Bitcoin’s origins.

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