Does John McAfee know that of Satoshi Nakamoto?
Many claimed to know the man behind the Bitcoin saga. The youngest and most well-known beneficiary of Satoshi Nakamoto was Craigh Wright. John McAfee now says he knows who the real Satoshi Nakamoto is.
John McAfee knows who Satoshi Nakamoto is?
In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph during Virtual Blockchain Week, John McAfee confirmed that he knew the identity of Satoshi Nakmoto with 99% certainty.
In the interview, he rejected the idea that someone named Satoshi designed Bitcoin. He further added that BTC was the product of a team that had worked for more than five years before launching the cryptocurrency. After all, who wrote the white paper is still a subject of debate, but most people know the options. He said Craig Wright was an option, but there could be other team members whose names he wouldn’t reveal.
McAfee says Bitcoin’s white paper hides enough clues in public. He claims that stylometry or linguistic analysis can reveal much more information about the author of the white paper. Extensive stylometry can reveal the real Satoshi Nakamoto. For example, he says that the English style used in BTC’s white paper, especially American English, can help capture the author.
“If you buy a creative program for $ 200 and take the white paper and go through it, and take one of the works he published – all of these people have written work by the way, a alone has a 99% chance of getting out, and that’s it. “
McAfee previously announced that it would reveal Satoshi’s true identity, but then backed down. He said he rejected the idea because such disclosure would endanger the life of the real Satoshi Nakamoto. Governments, criminal elements and even crypto fans would rush to him, which would end up posing a risk to his life.
This is the pseudonym of the author of the 2008 white paper who first described the digital currency Bitcoin. This white paper was groundbreaking work that turned the financial world upside down and the associated invention of the Bitcoin-based database, the blockchain, was going to be part of the so-called fourth industrial revolution. However, in December 2010, Nakamoto stopped posting to a Bitcoin forum, and since then there has been speculation about his identity. Nakamoto’s contributions have been subject to forensic analysis for information, but with little success.
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