Satoshi Nakamoto's Twitter account 'satoshi' focuses on 2008 white paper

 Satoshi Nakamoto's Twitter account 'satoshi' focuses on 2008 white paper

Did Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, finally return to the crypto scene? No, but the Twitter account at @satoshi wants to make you think so, with a new post Tuesday focused on the 2008 white paper.

The reactivation of a'verified account' blue checkmark, which holds Nakamoto's name and a'verified account' blue checkmark, raises questions about the value of the blue checkmark.

It was the second post on the account this week. prior to those tweets, the last activity took place in October 2018.

Twitter users added community notes to the post, clarificationizing that the @satoshi account was connected to Craig Wright, who has claimed for years to be Satoshi Nakamoto.

Ager-Hanssen left his post last week, and has been tweeting constantly about Wright and developments at nChain since then. He remarked yesterday on the appearance of the blue check mark on the @satoshi account.

A Twitter representative declined to comment on Twitter's request for comment.

For nearly a decade, Wright has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization. Wright has been involved in numerous legal battles regarding Bitcoin, including one involving 12 Bitcoin Core developers. The developers are backed by the Bitcoin Legal Defense Fund, which backed by Jack Dorsey, in a dispute over 111,000 Bitcoin allegedly stolen from the Mt. Gox is a cryptocurrency exchange.

In February, Wright lost his copyright case against Bitcoin in a UK court, alleging that forks of Bitcoin violated his intellectual property. This, despite the fact that nChain, the company where Wright remains chief scientist, launched Bitcoin SV, a fork of Bitcoin Cash, itself a fork of Bitcoin.

James Mellor, a judge of the District Court of New York, said the decision to dismiss the case was a reversible decision.

There have been several individuals, including Wright's, who has appeared to be the creator of Bitcoin, such as SpaceX CEO and dogecoin champion Elon Musk, British cryptographer Adam Back, physicist Dorian Nakamoto, and computer scientists Hal Finney and Nick Szabo.

In December, Finney's Twitter account was back online after a decade of inactivity. Fran Finney, Finney's wife, used the account to put out a statement and keep the account from being purged after the site was taken over by Musk earlier in the year.