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Bitcoin Faketoshi Fails Again? Craig Wright 'Exposed' by Microsoft Office

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By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright popped up to remind everyone of his existence this week. While yet another ‘Faketoshi’ showed up to begin their own unique scam, Wright was busy unwittingly exposing his own. Did Microsoft Office Just Catch Craig Wright in the Act? On August 18th, Craig Wright uploaded a paper to the SSRN database titled Payments Providers and...

Bitcoin Bull on 'Junk' Altcoins: '2017 Was a One-Off, We Were Clueless'

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As crypto analysts pontificate that the so-called "altseaon" will soon arrive, bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack has a simple message: Don't hold your breath. The "What Bitcoin Did" host went on a Twitter rampage this week to advance the notion that bitcoin will obliterate the rest of the crypto market, leaving a trail of altcoin bagholders in its wake. The series of altcoin-hating tweets began...

Bitcoin Wunderkind Erik Finman Launches Coinbase Rival

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By CCN Markets: Bitcoin entrepreneur Erik Finman, who became a millionaire by age 18, wants to bring crypto to the masses through a new investing platform called CoinBits. In fact, Finman is so confident in his concept that he projects he'll be able to onboard one million customers within the next 12 months. Finman: CoinBits Is Better Than Coinbase The 20-year-old high school dropout told...

Fuming Craig Wright Demands Podcaster Tell Court He Created Bitcoin

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By CCN: We previously reported on Craig Wright’s legal actions against Peter McCormack, host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast. Wright claims McCormack engaged in libel by calling him a “fraud” for claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto. McCormack has received his second notice from Wright’s legal team, which claims in part that the podcaster failed to acknowledge the suit against him properly. Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Unlimited Chief: Ignore Craig Wright and He'll Fade into Obscurity

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By CCN: Bitcoin Unlimited’s Chief Scientist Peter Rizun finally made it onto the What Bitcoin Did podcast, after initially having his interview canceled amid pressure from Bitcoin Maximalists who don’t want to hear his opinions on Lightning Network. Bitcoin Unlimited Dev: Ignore Craig Wright and He'll Go Away Rizun discussed a range of issues, primarily Lightning. He also spoke to the problem of...

Bitcoin Investor Who Lost $1 Million: Crypto Still 'a Force for Good'

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A bitcoin investor who lost $1 million in the bear market still believes the original cryptocurrency is a "force for good." However, Peter McCormack warns others to be more careful with their money. "I wish I had taken everything out before the bubble burst," McCormack wrote at the Guardian. "I have earned money in the past through hard work and enjoyed it more." 'Too Caught up in the Hype'...