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Dorian Nakamoto thanks the bitcoin community for donations

Posted on 23rd April, 2014

In the weeks since a Newsweek cover story by Leah McGrath Goodman claimed that bitcoin’s mysterious creator was 64-year-old computer engineer Dorian Nakamoto, the general consensus is that the once-venerable magazine got it wrong. Instead of unmasking Satoshi Nakamoto, it appears that Newsweek harassed a financially struggling man with severe health issues, making his life […]

Dorian Nakamoto fundraiser generates $23,000

Posted on 1st April, 2014

In the weeks since Newsweek boisterously claimed to have identified bitcoin’s mysterious creator as 64-year-old Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, evidence has piled up that the once-venerable magazine was wrong. Almost immediately after Dorian Nakamoto insisted to the Associated Press that he was not involved with bitcoin in any way, but was actually a financially struggling retired […]

Dorian Nakamoto hires lawyer, claims his ability to work harmed by Newsweek

Posted on 18th March, 2014

If Newsweek magazine is correct, Dorian Nakamoto is not the financially struggling 64-year-old engineer he appears to be. He’s actually the genius cryptographer, mathematician and software designer behind the Bitcoin protocol, and his struggles with both money and the English language are merely a ruse. His repeated insistence that he is not Satoshi Nakamoto is […]

Forbes: Linguistic analysis shows Dorian Nakamoto isn’t Bitcoin creator

Posted on 10th March, 2014

Last week, Newsweek declared Temple City, California, engineer Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto to be the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. This launched a media firestorm, and unleashed a swarm of investigation from the world media and armchair detectives across the internet. The more details came in, the worse it looked for writer Leah McGrath Goodman’s […]

Bitcoin community raises over 40 BTC for Dorian Nakamoto … and counting

Posted on 9th March, 2014

Within moments of Newsweek claiming to have identified mysterious, possibly pseudononymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto as retired Temple City, California, engineer Dorian S. Nakamoto, many in the Bitcoin community immediately began crying foul. A modest man living a quiet existence with his 93-year-old mother suddenly had his life turned into a media circus, all on […]