The infamous Craig Wright, the Australian native who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has published a blog post that explains he owns “the full rights to the Bitcoin registry” and developers do not have the right to change the protocol’s underlying database. Wright’s recent blog post makes it seem like “legal redress” is coming to a few specific blockchain projects in 2020. Moreover, a photograph from a Slack channel shows Wright claiming that BTC and BCH broke contractual rights and they “are in effect, a theft of $100 billion plus USD.”
Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Claims Developers Forked Bitcoin’s Underlying Database Without Authority
On February 13, Craig Wright published a blog post on his website called “Forking and Passing Off…” In the post, Wright goes into great detail about forking a software branch and codebase that derived from Bitcoin’s original code. According to Wright, digital assets like LTC and ETH are considered “‘forked’ codebases, derived from Bitcoin.” “Corecoin, BTC, differs in the sense that it both copied the database and sought to pass off the new system as the old or original,” Wright emphasized.
Craig Wright published a blog post on Thursday called “Forking and Passing Off…”
Wright then explained his opinion of how the open-source MIT license works and he thinks that developers do not understand how the system works. For instance, Wright mentions: “Linux and Openoffice are each open-source products. If I was to write a novel using Linux as the operating system and Openoffice as the editing platform, the software remains open-source, but the product of my work does not.” With Bitcoin,