[Cryptography] See??? Satoshi Nakamoto Smeared

Cari Machet carimachet at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 22:42:13 PDT 2014


On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 12:17 AM, Bear <bear at sonic.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 2014-03-07 at 10:23 -0500, John Kelsey wrote:
> > So the reporter found someone who might be the inventor of bitcoin, or
> might be a little crazy and just saying so, or might be sick of weirdos
> "tracking him down" because of his name and just be saying what he thinks
> will get the reporter to go away.  From what is in the article, how would
> we distinguish these possibilities?
> >
> > --John
>
> And let's not forget the possibility, that when he said
> "I no longer have anything to do with that and I can't
> talk about it," he might have been talking about his prior
> work for the US gummint, and the reporter simply quoted
> him with an implication that he was talking about Bitcoin.
>
> "Can't talk about it" is some pretty specific language, I
> think.  It sounds to me like an NDA, not a project now being
> carried on by others.
>
> I'd never have believed how much reporters misquote folks
> or misapply the quotes they reproduce correctly, until I
> actually got some first-hand experience with it.
>
>
> and he says something in the ap interview about that bitcoin was developed
in 2001 - when i think the whitepaper was presented in 2008 - he says he
was working on developing something else at that time

i think you are right - i know from dealing with ppl who have signed
agreements re classified info that they can be kinda obsessed with that -
he may have been referencing that instead

journalist can be totally fraudulent for sure but others in the article
seemed to blab a lot - people are strange theres like a switch that gets
turned on when they talk to interviewers a ┬┤stupid switch┬┤


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