According to the court's decision, Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto (creator of bitcoin)

According to the court's decision, Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto (creator of bitcoin)

Craig Wright lost the case against COPA. The court ruled that the programmer is not Satoshi Nakamoto and is not behind the development of bitcoin.

The UK Supreme Court ruled that programmer Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto and has nothing to do with the development of the first cryptocurrency. Thus, he lost the case against the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) organization.

According to available information, the judge considered the evidence presented by the plaintiff to be "indisputable". For this reason, he decided that the programmer could not be Satoshi Nakamoto, was not behind the development of bitcoin, and was also not the author of the white paper of the digital asset.

The organization filed a lawsuit against Wright in 2021. COPA accused the programmer of lying and falsifying documents, demanding that the court recognize his statements about his involvement in Nakamoto's identity as deception. The court hearings began on February 5, 2024.

Wright denied the allegations of forgery. He explained the inconsistencies in the documents with a complex computer environment, which provided for joint work on the project.

During his testimony in court, Wright himself could not name the person to whom he sent bitcoins on behalf of Satoshi Nakamoto. Earlier, he claimed that he sent the first cryptocurrency to hundreds of people through many of his companies, whose addresses were "considered to belong to the creator of the asset."

It is worth noting that the programmer has repeatedly tried to prove through the court his involvement in the development of bitcoin. In the past, he has filed several lawsuits against major cryptocurrency exchanges and the Bitcoin Core team.

Wright lost most of the cases, as in the case of the confrontation with blogger Peter McCormack. The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto filed a lawsuit against him in 2022 due to accusations of lying. As a result, the applicant lost the case, and the court ordered the programmer to pay the blogger compensation in the amount of £1.


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