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Unveiling Bitcoin's Mysteries: Craig Wright's Trial and the White Paper Edits

Feb 24, 2024

Unveiling Bitcoin's Mysteries: Craig Wright's Trial and the White Paper Edits
Unveiling Bitcoin's Mysteries: Craig Wright's Trial and the White Paper Edits
Unveiling Bitcoin's Mysteries: Craig Wright's Trial and the White Paper Edits

During the trial conducted by the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to determine Craig Wright's claim as the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Wright admitted to altering the Bitcoin white paper he presented. The trial, now in its third week, aims to debunk Wright's assertion of being Satoshi Nakamoto through evidence suggesting his claims are supported by falsified documents. The examination revealed Wright's edits to the white paper's LaTeX files, which he attributed to adjusting layout parameters for his legal representatives at Shoosmiths. However, the COPA's lawyer, Alexander Gunning, challenged the authenticity of Wright's claims, implying they are fraudulent. The trial also featured testimonies from other witnesses, including Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn and Marti Malmi, providing insights into their interactions with Nakamoto and casting doubt on Wright's narrative.