Who is Craig Wright? Australian man claiming to be real Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto
A UK Court is all set to start a proceeding in the case linked to who is Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto.-
Who is the Bitcoin Founder? the question that the entire world was asking may be finally revealed. A UK Court is all set to start a proceeding in the case linked to who is Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto. For the unversed, a UK court will decide whether Craig Wright, 54, is the mysterious, anonymous crypto-king who disappeared from the internet over a decade ago. It is said that Satoshi Nakamoto is the founder of Bitcoin, however, he disappeared from social media and even his photo did not surface on any public platform. However, Craig Wright stated that he is the real Satoshi Nakamoto who founder the world-famous Bitcoin that shook the crypto world. Now, the question arises who is Craig Wright claiming to be the Bitcoin Founder? Below is what we know about Bitcoin Founder-
Who is Craig Wright?
Craig Wright, 54, is an Australian computer scientist who lives in London. As per reports, Craig Wright has been arguing since 2016 that he is the real Nakamoto - a claim largely dismissed by the cryptocurrency world. Whoever invented Bitcoin is sitting on an enormous stash of cryptocurrency now worth $46b - which would make them one of the world's richest people.
For those who are unaware of the Crypto World, Bitcoin was the first decentralised currency, which uses digital coins created or "mined" using complex calculations carried out by computers.
Over the years, Craig Wright has unsuccessfully claimed to be the legendary Nakamoto and has dragged various naysayers through the courts in an attempt to be legally recognised as Bitcoin's creator.
Notably, in the year 2021, Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) organisation filed a lawsuit against Craig Wright in the UK, petitioning the court to rule that Wright does now own Bitcoin's white paper. Finally, the trial starts in London in February 2024.
As per a UK media report, the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (Copa), which includes members such as Jack Dorsey's payment company Block and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase filed a lawsuit against Craig. Copa is seeking a court ruling, or "negative declaration," from the high court in London, affirming that Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto.