The Times: ‘Computer scientist is not bitcoin creator, rules judge’

“The mystery of who invented bitcoin remains after a High Court judge ruled that Satoshi Nakamoto was not an Australian computer scientist living in Surrey.

Craig Wright’s claim that he was the genius behind the pseudonym used by the cryptocurrency’s founder was described in court as a “brazen lie” based on “forgery on an industrial scale”.

Lawyers for the alliance told a judge that since 2016, Wright, 53, had created an “elaborate false narrative” and had forged documents to suggest that he was Satoshi. It also accused the Australian of having “terrorised” those who had voiced doubts over his claim.”

Read the full article at the Times