This Satoshi Nakamoto (Not That Other One) Might Be the Man Behind Bitcoin

BitcoinThis story just keeps getting weirder. As Dorian Nakamoto, the man fingered by Newsweek as Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of bitcoin, was leading reporters around Los Angeles on a wild goose chase and giving his story to the AP, a message appeared on an Internet message board, which simply said “I am not Dorian Nakamoto.” What makes the message interesting is that it came attached to a thread started in 2009 by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. The name on the new message? Satoshi Nakamoto. Josef Davies-Coates, who started the P2P Foundation website in 2008, told MoneyBeat the email on yesterday’s message came from the same email address as was listed in Nakamoto’s initial paper on bitcoin from October 2008. It’s a GMX email account, which is a service that allows for encryption of a person’s email.

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