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Bitcoin Not-Founder Dorian Nakamoto to File Lawsuit against Newsweek

Dorian Nakamoto has taken steps towards suing Newsweek for their false report about him earlier this year. For those unfamiliar with one of the largest media gaffs of 2014, Newsweek author Leah McGrath Goodman wrote an article allegedly unmasking Dorian Nakamoto as Satoshi Nakamoto (the pseudonym of Bitcoin's creator(s)). Newsweek stood by their "forensic reporting," which they admitted consisted...

Dorian Nakamoto Issues Final Public Statement, Lawyers Up

(NYT)  Dorian S. Nakamoto, the man Newsweek alleged to have created the Bitcoin protocol, has hired a lawyer and issued a statement regarding his involvement with Bitcoin.  First reported by Reuters' Felix Salmon via twitter, Nakamoto's statement released through his lawyer states plainly, I did not create, invent or otherwise work on Bitcoin.  I unconditionally deny the Newsweek report. The...

Leah McGrath Goodman Insults Bitcoin Community, Still Defends Her Article

Leah McGrath Goodman Insults Bitcoin Community, Still Defends Her Article

Leah McGrath Goodman, The Newsweek reporter now infamous amongst the Bitcoin community for claiming to have discovered the creator of Bitcoin, is still staunchly defending her article. Dorian Nakamoto, whom Goodman believes is Satoshi Nakamoto, publicly stated that Newsweek misrepresented him, and that he "never was involved" in Bitcoin. Furthermore, the real Satoshi denied being Dorian Nakamoto...

CCN Week in Review: Fake Satoshi Nakamoto, BTC Price Rise, Karpeles' Lies, and More

This week on CCN, we learned that Newsweek journalist Leah McGrath Goodman thinks she found the real Satoshi Nakamoto, that the price of Bitcoin is finally going back up, that Mark Karpeles' lies are nothing new, and more. Here are the biggest stories this week (3 March - 9 March) in case you missed them in video and article form. [youtube ] Is This the Face Behind Bitcoin? (Probably Not)...

BREAKING: Dorian S. Nakamoto - What I Meant To Say Was...

[dropcap size=small]D[/dropcap]orian Nakamoto, also known as Satoshi Nakamoto, says Newsweek misrepresented him as the creator of Bitcoin. He denied having any involvement with Bitcoin, which he repeatedly referred to as "Bitcom" during an AP interview yesterday, reports Reuters.   Free Lunch According to the LA Times, Mr. Dorian Nakamoto was roped in by Newsweek: "I never was involved," he...

Bitcoin Community Doubts Satoshi Nakamoto Identity

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(CCN's original live-updated coverage here) As Newsweek's article regarding the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto surges through the community, many are stunned with disbelief. The man who signed every message with a PGP key, never gave away personal details despite communicating for years, and eluded numerous attempts to find him; could he have been using his real name the whole time? To be fair, his...

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