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Miner uses 2009 bitcoin addresses that Craig Wright says is his to call him a fraud


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A former bitcoin miner, possibly contemporary with Satoshi Nakamoto, sent a message at 145 addresses that Craig Wright claims are his in a case in which he is being sued in the United States.

Since 2016, Wright has claimed that he is the creator of bitcoin, although he has never provided hard evidence to justify what he says.

The message comes from one of the true pioneers of cryptocurrency and says the following:

“Craig Steven Wright is a liar and a fraud. He does not have the keys used to sign this message.

The Lightning Network is a significant achievement. However, we need to continue working on improving on-chain capacity.

Unfortunately, the solution is not just to change a constant in the code or allow powerful participants to force others out.

We are all Satoshi “

Via Twiter, Bitmex's account said it was not Satoshi Nakamoto, since the address does not follow the pattern called “patoshi”, used to try to determine the wallets and the amount of bitcoin held by Satoshi.

The Jameson Loop cipherpunk also stated that the pattern was different:

“More“ activity ”of the bitcoin miner of the 2009 era, as someone provides even more cryptographic evidence that Craig Wright is a fraud. Again, these blocks do not correspond to the “Patoshi Standard”.

Another activity from 2009

On May 20, activity in a 2009 portfolio also moved the cryptocurrency community. At the time, someone sent 50 btcs of some of the first mines in the history of the coin.

The hypothesis that it was Satoshi himself who made the move was vented because the assets were mined 37 days after the genesis block, the first of all.

Bitcoin programmer and scholar Narcélio Filho analyzed that the coins were so old that they were deposited in a public key (P2PK), not in an address like today. The program used was still at version 0.1.x.

Hours later, fellow expert Jimmy Song wrote a forensic analysis article in which he showed it point by point because the wallet did not belong to Satoshi.

Narcélio also did not believe it was a movement by Satoshi himself and said that it could be some way of discrediting Craig Wright, since the wallet is described in the process and that, by law, he could not move it.

Perhaps the message was too subtle. This time, the message was straightforward: it showed that the addresses were not Wright's and stated that he is a fraud.

Also on Twitter, CZ, the CEO of Binance, took the opportunity to mock:

"We are all Satoshi, except CSW (short for Wright's name)."

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