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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 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 […]

AP: Newsweek subject Satoshi Nakamoto is not Bitcoin’s creator

Posted on 7th March, 2014

The cover of this week’s edition of Newsweek reported to have located mysterious Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Far from hiding, the 64-year-old Nakamoto, who goes by the name Dorian S. Nakamoto, was living with his elderly mother in Temple City, California. The story, while built from circumstantial evidence, made a compelling case that this was […]