Did You Know This About Satoshi Nakamoto?

By Rushali Shome

With all the drama unfolding around cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (Bitcoin SV) and different people like Craig Wright, Max Keiser and Amaury Sechet claiming to be the actual Satoshi Nakamoto, you must have felt like knowing more about this person. The man (or woman) who came up with the idea of the pioneering cryptocurrency definitely deserves a great deal of credit and acknowledgement. Therefore, today we bring to you some facts about the anonymous entity, and then you can answer this question for us: did you know these about Satoshi Nakamoto?

The following are some of the unknown things you may not have known about Satoshi Nakamoto:

1. How did the name Satoshi Nakamoto come to be?

The person who came up with the idea of Bitcoin created and wrote a whitepaper to detail the basis and structure of how the Bitcoin blockchain was supposed to work. Then, the said person (whose true identity we still do not know) sent this whitepaper to a whole host of people mentioned in a common cryptography mailing list.

From the pseudonym attached to the paper, it seemed that the writer may be Japanese but the flawless grasp over the English language that the author managed to show made many wonder if his/her native language was English, if he/she was a British or American.

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2. Did you know that you would find Satoshi Nakamoto Merch on the internet?

The internet is only slightly better than the wild West, and a lot of strange things happen here. However, one thing that you may have no idea about is the fact that you can actually buy clothing items, especially t-shirts with slogans such as “I am Satoshi Nakamoto” (someone should get this for Craig Wright already!), “Where is Satoshi Nakamoto?” (literally all of our question) and so on.

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3. Satoshi Nakamoto is Believed To Have These Many Bitcoins

Satoshi Nakamoto is estimated to have around 1 million Bitcoins. This number was arrived at by some researchers who tracked down the computer connected with mining the genesis block and estimated that amount.

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Rushali Shome

Rushali Shome is a history undergraduate with a keen interest in puns, politics and beyond. When not typing away furiously in the “Notes” section of her phone, she can be found trying to catch the eye of servers at restaurants or weddings for a second helping.

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