Hal Finney

A Deep Dive Into Satoshi’s 11-Year Old Bitcoin Genesis Block

</header> <b>11 years ago today, Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network at approximately 18:15:05 UTC and the world hasn’t been the same since. The Bitcoin blockchain came to life on January 3, 2009, and so far, more than 600,000 blocks have been mined into existence. Nakamoto’s genesis block is special and the hardcoded block has …

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Early Cypherpunk Emails Reveal a Blueprint for Bitcoin

</header> <strong>The cypherpunks, a ragtag group of tech tinkerers, cryptographers, and privacy advocates, were obscure in their 1990s heyday. And it would have remained that way in perpetuity were it not for a certain Satoshi Nakamoto launching a digital currency in 2009 encapsulating their core beliefs. We don’t know if Satoshi was a cypherpunk. But …

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A List of Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventors and Satoshi Clues Debunked in 2019

</header> <strong>Since the inception of Bitcoin, a variety of unique individuals have come forward saying they invented blockchain technology. In 2019, a few more self-proclaimed Satoshis came out of the woodwork, alongside evidence pointing toward other individuals who could have used the moniker. So far, clues examined this year still haven’t revealed a smoking gun …

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How to Bequeath Your Digital Assets to Your Descendants

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Depending on your belief system, death is either the endgame or the next level. Whatever lies on the other side, your bitcoins are no good there. Just as we entered this world with nothing, we are destined to leave it with nothing. All those years spent stacking sats needn’t be in vain, …

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Another Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Fails to Sway Crypto Community

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Another person has attempted to claim the title of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. According to a blog post published on August 18, this new person aims to expose his “real-life identity” through a series of written memoirs. The final ‘reveal’ will allegedly give the public the true answers to the …

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Bitcoiners Brace for More Performance Art and Another ‘Satoshi Reveal’

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On Friday, a variety of paid press releases were published stemming from a company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings, a firm that claims a big “reveal” is coming on Sunday, August 18. According to the announcement, Satoshi Nakamoto will divulge his “real-life identity” alongside his “country of origin, education, professional background, and …

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Alcor Life Extension Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Alcor Life Extension Foundation has revealed the company is accepting bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) donations. Alcor was convinced by Bitcoin.com’s executive chairman Roger Ver to add <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> acceptance, the same person who convinced Alcor to accept <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> payments …

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10 People Who Might Be Satoshi Nakamoto

</header> <strong>We are all Satoshi Nakamoto, but some of us are more Satoshi than others. The following 10 characters have all been flagged as Bitcoin’s elusive creator on account of similarities with the digital man of mystery. Whether one of these characters is Satoshi himself is a matter for you to decide.</strong> Also read: Facebook …

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