Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the person or group known as the creator of Bitcoin. As part of this application he also designed the first blockchain database.
Nakamoto, who is still unknown, was claimed to be a man living in Japan, born April 5, 1975 . However, most of the claims put forward are that Nakamoto is a non-Japanese cryptography expert and computer scientist living in America or Europe .
Satoshi Nakamoto is estimated to own around 1 million Bitcoins. This figure corresponds to about 20-25 billion dollars according to the current Bitcoin exchange rate .
How Did He Set Up Bitcoin?
Nakamoto, who started his work by writing the codes of the system in 2007, published an article on metzdowd.com in October 2008 . Bitcoin: In the article titled A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, he described bitcoin, which he called electronic currency. It released the bitcoin software that launched the bitcoin network in January 2009, where the first steps of cryptocurrency were taken. On January 9, 2009, the edited version of the software released Bitcoin 0.1.
Nakamoto continued to develop bitcoin software with other software developers until mid-2010. During this period, he handed over the source code repository and network alert key to Gavin Andresen and several domains associated with bitcoin to some prominent members of the Bitcoin community and left the project he founded. Shortly before he left, he made all the changes to the source code himself. There are many
unknown dark spots about Bitcoin’s creator . One of these points is which operating system it uses when creating and developing Bitcoin. Bitcoin developer Laszlo Hanyecz, who became part of the Bitcoin network in early 2010 and worked with Satoshi Nakamoto for nearly a year, clarified this question in May 2020 and said Nakamotu uses “Windows”.
Is It Really Japanese?
Nakamoto did not reveal any personal information while discussing technical matters . He made some comments on banking and fractional reserve loans. Based on his membership profile at the P2P Foundation, Nakamoto is estimated to be a 37-year-old man who lived in Japan. According to some claims, the fact that he uses English perfectly and the bitcoin software is published in English rather than Japanese, eliminates the possibility of being Japanese.
What is Satoshi Nakamoto doing now? Is he alive?
Nobody knows what Satoshi is doing now, but according to the latest email he sent to his developers on April 23, 2011, we know he said: “I’ve moved on to other things. It’s in good hands with Gavin and everyone. ( I’ve turned on other things; Bitcoin is in good hands led by Gavin and the others. ) Other than that, there is not much information about Satoshi Nakamoto.