Tag Archives: dr. craig wright
- The risks of segregated witness: Opening the door to mining cartels which could undermine the Bitcoin network
June 19, 2017
The bitcoin community continues to debate Segregated Witness, the Bitcoin Core development team’s proposed scaling solution which would separate signature data (witnesses) from transaction data. There are numerous risks with SegWit, but one in particular needs more attention: SegWit opens the door to methods of collusion and mining cartels which...
- Don’t let syntax fool you: ‘Creative’ sidechain is basically a return to banking
June 16, 2017
As the bitcoin scaling conflict enters its fourth year, more and more “creative” solutions are popping up, complete with sensationalist headlines that oftentimes mislead readers into seeing vulnerabilities where none exist. Case in point: Early this week, bitcoin developer and entrepreneur Jimmy Song posted an op-ed piece on Medium discussing...
- Craig Wright interview part 1 – An introduction
June 14, 2017
Editor Note: This is the first in a multiple-part series of interviews with Craig Wright, conducted by guest columnist Eli Afram. In the last few days, I have been involved in a rather extended interview with Dr Craig Wright, who for various reasons has been cast into the spotlight, initially...
- Dr. Craig Wright doesn’t care if you believe he’s Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto
May 5, 2016
The true identity of Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto may forever remain a mystery after Dr. Craig Wright backed out a plan to provide further proof that he is the man behind the mask. Wright, an Australian academic and inventor, went public on Monday to confirm last December’s media reports that...
- Dr. Craig Wright confirms identity as Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto
May 2, 2016
Australian computer scientist, inventor and academic Dr. Craig Steven Wright has confirmed his identity as Satoshi Nakomoto, the inventor of the Bitcoin alternative currency and blockchain technology. Last December, multiple media outlets identified Wright (pictured) as the human face behind the Satoshi pseudonym who in 2009 gifted the Bitcoin and...
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017