Craig Wright uploaded the Bitcoin white paper to SSRN, an academic journal database, to cement his claim to the title of Satoshi Nakamoto. | Source: YouTube
Today (Aug. 22), Wright uploaded the Bitcoin white paper to the SSRN, an academic research journal database.
Wright: ‘It is time to own my invention’
When asked what prompted him to post the paper today, Wright told CCN that “I’ve already publicly admitted I am Satoshi. It is time to own my invention.”
On SSRN, Wright posted the white paper entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” The Australian crypto entrepreneur noted that he had written the report on Aug. 21, 2008.
Wright told CCN that “people have validated my LLM and found that my 2007 proposal includes parts of the whitepaper.”
Basically, Wright suggests that his 2007 dissertation proposal for his LLM (Master of Laws degree) included excerpts of the Bitcoin white paper he claims he wrote.
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Wright posted the paper just days after another self-proclaimed Satoshi made a colossal fool of himself by claiming he’s the real Bitcoin inventor.
As CCN reported, a 42-year-old Pakistani national named Bilal Khalid claimed he was Satoshi Nakamoto. The only problem was, his outlandish tale defied belief. So naturally, the crypto industry mocked him back into anonymity.
Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin ‘Reveal’ Is an Epic Failhttps://t.co/3CGfHYdWUB
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