[ExI] Satoshi Nakamoto

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Fri May 3 23:56:58 UTC 2019

On Sat, 4 May 2019 at 5:39 am, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> Somebody, nobody knows who, has started a website with a countdown clock
> claiming that when it reaches zero Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin's creator,
> will reveal himself to the world:
> https://gotsatoshi.com/
> It's probably a hoax but it got me thinking for the hundredths time why
> Satoshi has chosen to remain anonymous since October 31 2008 when he
> started it all. He must have an iron will because he has 980,000 Bitcoins
> making him one of the richest people in the world but he has never spent a
> single one. Whoever Satoshi is he's got to be a brilliant but very odd man
> who is totally uninterested in fame or great wealth. That's why I don't see
> how Satoshi could be a group of people as some say, a group could never
> keep a secret this big for this long, somebody would look at all those
> Bitcoins and want to buy a new car. There is just a limited number of
> people that strange.

He would have other wallets with much smaller amounts of Bitcoin that he
could spend. It’s difficult to spend billions of dollars: almost anything
an average person could want could be had with a few tens of millions.

> --
Stathis Papaioannou
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