Satoshi Nakamoto

Craig Wright heading to COPA trial on March 1  (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
Craig Wright Assets Frozen by UK Judge to Prevent Him Evading Court Costs
Judge James Mellor found earlier this month that Wright was not, as he'd claimed, Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.
Craig Wright heading to COPA trial on March 1  (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

Craig Wright arrives at a London Court for the COPA trial. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Justice James Mellor's Ruling on Craig Wright, COPA Trial, in His Own Words
The judge's remarks, as shared by the U.K. Judicial Office.
Craig Wright arrives at a London Court for the COPA trial. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Craig Wright arrives at a London High Court for COPA trial (Camomile Shumba/ CoinDesk)
COPA vs Wright: What's at Stake as the Trial to Determine Satoshi's Identity Wraps Up
The Crypto Open Patent Alliance and Craig Wright will present their closing arguments this week in a case debating whether Wright is indeed Satoshi Nakamoto.
Craig Wright arrives at a London High Court for COPA trial (Camomile Shumba/ CoinDesk)

Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper on Halloween Day in 2008. (Jonathan Borba/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
5 Things Satoshi Nakamoto Correctly Predicted About Bitcoin
In a document dump of emails, Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator foresaw many of the biggest trends driving the development of the first cryptocurrency.
Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper on Halloween Day in 2008. (Jonathan Borba/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

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Craig Wright Witness Defends Saying Headed for ‘Train Wreck’ With COPA Trial
Stefan Matthews said the damning message referred to poor trial prep and not Wright’s claims to being Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.
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Stupid Things Craig Wright Said in His Latest Stupid Trial
During his cross-examination, lawyers for the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) tried to ensnare the Satoshi Nakamoto pretender in a web of lies.
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Dr. Craig Wright arrives at the Rolls Building, part of the Royal Courts of Justice on February 06, 2024 in London, England. The Australian-born and English-resident computer scientist, Dr. Craig Wright, claims to be the mythical founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and asserts authorship of the 2008 white paper, a foundational document for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) is urging the court to declare otherwise, arguing that this legal intervention seeks to mitigate the potentially adverse effects of lawsuits initiated by Wright. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Craig Wright Denies Forging Evidence He’s Satoshi on Day 2 of COPA Trial
From self-plagiarism to poor multitasking, the self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor offered an explanation for every inconsistency pointed out by opposing counsel during his first...
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Dr. Craig Wright arrives at the Rolls Building, part of the Royal Courts of Justice on February 06, 2024 in London, England. The Australian-born and English-resident computer scientist, Dr. Craig Wright, claims to be the mythical founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and asserts authorship of the 2008 white paper, a foundational document for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) is urging the court to declare otherwise, arguing that this legal intervention seeks to mitigate the potentially adverse effects of lawsuits initiated by Wright. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A UK trial examining Craig Wright's claims he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now underway. (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)
Craig Wright Accused of ‘Industrial Scale’ Forgeries in First Day of COPA Trial
The Crypto Open Patent Alliance is unable to provide direct evidence that Wright isn’t Satoshi, counsel for Wright fired back.
A UK trial examining Craig Wright's claims he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now underway. (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper on Halloween Day in 2008. (Jonathan Borba/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Mysterious $1.2M Bitcoin Transaction to Satoshi Nakamoto Sparks Speculations
The wallet receiving the hefty payout is the address that mined the Bitcoin network's first-ever block reward some 15 years ago, commencing the start of the blockchain.
Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper on Halloween Day in 2008. (Jonathan Borba/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

The "Skull Of Satoshi" sculpture was developed for Greenpeace as a statement against Bitcoin's environmental footprint, but has been adopted as symbol of Bitcoin's pirate ethos. (Von Wong Productions)
Bitcoin 2008: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Busy Few Months Building the Revolutionary 'P2P Electronic Cash' Network
The Bitcoin white paper was first published 15 years ago. CoinDesk reflects on some of its earliest archival material and statements from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
The "Skull Of Satoshi" sculpture was developed for Greenpeace as a statement against Bitcoin's environmental footprint, but has been adopted as symbol of Bitcoin's pirate ethos. (Von Wong Productions)