During the last year, news.Bitcoin.com created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain individuals who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and it’s been a popular run so far. Our series has covered nearly everyone, but there are still a few individuals that haven’t been covered. On May 11, 2020, the popular Youtube channel “Barely Social” published a video called “Unmasking Satoshi Nakamoto,” which claims that Blockstream CEO Adam Back could be Bitcoin’s mysterious inventor.
New Video Points to Adam Back Being Bitcoin’s Inventor
In mid-May, the Youtube channel “Barely Social,” a popular creator of analysis videos for “odd corners of the internet,” published a new video called “Unmasking Satoshi Nakamoto.” The video creator has 391,000 subscribers and the Unmasking Satoshi video has been watched over 290,000 times to-date. The video was also posted to the top three crypto-related Reddit forums r/cryptocurrency, r/bitcoin, and r/btc. Barely Social’s film was immediately removed from the r/bitcoin forum, it was discussed in r/cryptocurrency but downvoted heavily, and it was flagged for vote-brigading on the forum r/btc. The video explains the massive disconnect between two large factions of big block supporters and small block supporters, and how they went certain bitcoin community members separate ways. It also leverages circumstantial evidence that illustrates how Adam Back, the Blockstream CEO could possibly be Satoshi Nakamoto.
On May 11, 2020, the Youtube personality Barley Social published a video that claims Adam Back is Satoshi Nakamoto.
It all started well before the Bitcoin white paper was published on Halloween 2008, as Adam Back described the technology on various occasions and as early as 1998. However, prior to the release of the cryptocurrency and white paper,