Australian businessman Craig Wright’s claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous inventor of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, has led to a raging debate challenging its veracity. CryptoCurrency users and experts in the field have pointed to several loop holes in the digital proofs he has offered.
Gavin Anderson, Bitcoin foundation’s chief scientist at Amherst, Massachusetts, endorsed Wright’s claim in his own blog post. Those on the social news site Reddit requested Andresen to clear up the several questions this process of verification had raised – the revelation of the signature to a private audience.
“It is ridiculous that we are supposed to believe someone is Satoshi because he can sign a message and convince some people in private, but he won’t publish the message or signature to public, “write Redditor ‘gotamd’.
Craig signed a message that I chose using the private key from block number 1. That signature was copied on to…
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