Dorian S. Nakamoto denies he's Bitcoin founder, says he was misunderstood

Himanshu Arora

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According to an AP report, Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, the 64-year-old man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin, has now said that he had nothing to do with the cryptocurrency, adding that he came to know about Bitcoin only...

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This is not the founder you're looking for. He can go about his business. Move along.


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Ok based on the evidence he is very likely to be the founder however there is no concrete proof (Besides that slip of the tongue). He is a man who lives and enjoys his solitude, with people bothering him constantly of course hes going to try to get them off his back.

I think everyone should leave the guy alone.


What makes you so sure?

Having zero interest in Bitcoin, its history, or its future. Until concrete evidence is supplied, this is all just speculation serving to increase Newsweek and the AP's ad revenue.

As GhostRyder concluded, the man should just be left alone.


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A free lunch, what an opportunist. Most likely he'd never heard about Bitcoins until someone mistakenly identified him as the founder.
Anyway I hope we don't have to read about this clown in every second article like we did Edward Snowden.


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Ha this guy is the bitcoin founder look how they figured it out:
Step 1. Pick random guy.
Step 2. Turn Random Guy into Said Bitcoin Founder.
Step 3. Post it on your website and let others understand THIS is the bitcoin founder your looking for.
Step 4. Sit back and watch some useless slob be made famous thanks to your help.
Step 5. Watch him go "WTF" When he sees himself on your website and everyone thinks he is DA MAN.
Step 6. Earn Shirrions of AD Revenue.