Vote: Is Craig Wright Satoshi Nakamoto?

Vote: Is Craig Wright Satoshi Nakamoto?

Investigations by major tech outlets Wired and Gizmodo may have potentially identified bitcoin's creator. Satoshi Nakamoto, they say, is 44-year-old Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, who is thought to have created the bitcoin protocol alongside US forensic researcher David Kleiman, now deceased. This, however, is not the first time that major news outlets embark on a quest to decipher the identity of bitcoin's mysterious creator. With Satoshi Nakamoto's identity still unconfirmed, CoinDesk has created a poll to find out exactly what its readership thinks about the most recent....


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The reason you should care about bitcoin's success is not just because it can help reorganize how the financial industry is run, but because it can bring freedom and empowerment to the people who really need it ... the billions of 'un-banked' people on this planet.

Melanie Shapiro, Founder/CEO of Case Wallet, PhD in Consumer Behavior