Have you, like the rest of the world, speculated as to the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, anonymous creator of Bitcoin?
The worldís first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin went online in 2009 and has since revolutionized our concepts of currency and money. Not supported by any government or central bank, completely electronic, Bitcoin is a virtual currency based on advanced cryptographic systems.
Like the currency he created, the identity of Bitcoinís creator Satoshi Nakamoto is virtual, existing only online. The Nakamoto persona, which may represent an individual or a group, exists only in the online publications that introduced and explained Bitcoin during its earliest days. Here, collected and professionally published for the first time are the essential writings that detail Bitcoinís creation.
Satoshi Nakamoto Emails and Posts on Computer Forums Presented in Chronological Order
Bitcoin Fundamentals Presented in Laymanís Terms
Bitcoinís Potential and Profound Economic Implications
The Seminal Paper Which Started It All
The Book of Satoshi provides a convenient way to parse through what Bitcoinís creator wrote over the span of the two years that constituted his ìpublic life" before he disappeared from the Internet ... at least under the name Satoshi Nakamoto. Beginning on November 1st 2009 with the publication of the seminal paper describing Bitcoin, this public life ends at about the time PC World speculated as to a possible link between Bitcoin and WikiLeaks, the infamous website that publishes leaked classified materials. Was there a connection? You be the judge.
Nakamotoís true identity may never be known. Therefore the writings reproduced here are probably all the world will ever hear from him concerning Bitcoinís creation, workings, and theoretical basis. Want to learn more about Bitcoin? Go directly to the sourceóthe writings of the creator himself, Satoshi Nakamoto!