Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto exposed through spelling weakness?

The guesswork around Satoshi Nakamoto goes into the next round in 2021. An analysis of the writing habits of the Bitcoin inventor provides new impetus.

More than 12 years after the Bitcoin whitepaper was published, the identity of its author remains a mystery

Now the team also got involved in the speculations surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto. Because on December 31, a statistical study appeared there, which is related to Satoshi’s spelling.

The article responds to a line of reasoning that claims that Great Britain is the home of the Bitcoin inventor. Since some of the arguments put forward for this were based on Satoshi’s spelling, the authors decided to subject them to statistical examination. They made use of the fact that a number of words in American English are spelled differently than in British. In addition to the Bitcoin whitepaper, Satoshi’s well-known emails and blog posts were also the subject of the analysis.

The authors of the study were able to identify a total of 108 cases that are relevant to their concerns. With regard to the spelling, the following breakdown results: „American – 52, British – 35 and misspelled – 21.“ Satoshi thus uses both the American and the British spelling.

Moreover, there is no recognizable pattern according to which Satoshi switches between the two writing styles. The same word is sometimes found in British and then again in American spelling. Even within the same email, the Bitcoin inventor varies his spelling habit. Only when it comes to coding does he remain largely faithful to the American.

Where did the Bitcoin inventor come from?

The just mentioned inconsistencies seem to require explanation. For example, as one hypothesis, the authors suggest that the Bitcoin inventor is Canadian. Because the Canadian English mixes the spelling of the British and the American on some points. Since Satoshi mainly uses American coding for coding, it is also conceivable that he is actually British, but programmed in American English.

However, that doesn’t explain Satoshi’s misspelling either. It would be conceivable here that English is simply not the mother tongue of the Bitcoin inventor. (The authors do not consider this possibility.) The seemingly arbitrary switch between different spelling styles could also be explained in this way.

In the end, the results of the study leave more questions unanswered than answered. Could Satoshi Nakomoto be more of a collective than a loner, as is often assumed? It is also possible that the inconsistent spelling was a deliberately chosen strategy by the Bitcoin inventor to make the traces unrecognizable as much as possible. If so, even years after the white paper was published, Nakamoto is cheating on all Bitcoin archaeologists.

Gråtoner kjøpte $ 136,8 millioner i Bitcoin i forrige uke da institusjoner fortsetter å omfavne BTC

I henhold til dataene fra Bybt, i løpet av forrige uke, kjøpte Grayscale Investments-fond ytterligere 7351 Bitcoins, verdt hele $ 136.816.076.

Dette skjer ettersom store institusjonelle aktører viser større interesse for digitale eiendeler og spesielt Bitcoin.

En av dem er Count Guggenheim Partners LLC som vurderer å tildele ti prosent av kapitalen i Bitcoin Code via gråtoner.

Gråtoner absorberer nesten $ 140 millioner i BTC på en uke

Data som deles av Bitcoin futures handelsplattform Bybt sier at de siste syv dagene kjøpte Grayscale Investments-fondet en annen betydelig mengde BTC – 7 351.

I løpet av de siste tretti dagene utgjør mengden Bitcoin som er vunnet av dette store fondet som arbeider med finansinstitusjoner, litt over 55 000 BTC.

Akkurat nå, snakket med CNBCs Squawk Box-vert, uttalte administrerende direktør i Grayscale Michael Sonnenshein at hvis fondets innstrømning på Grayscale er noen indikasjon på hvilken type spillere som er interessert i Bitcoin nå, så er Bitcoin-oppkjøpet av institusjoner bare i gang.

Guggenheim Fund ser 10% av sine reserver i GBTC

Grev Guggenheim Partners LLC vurderer å anskaffe Bitcoin-baserte aksjer tilbudt av Grayscale – GBTC, ifølge en Bloomberg-artikkel.

Fondet har cirka 5,3 milliarder dollar under forvaltning, og det ser på å sette ti prosent av dette beløpet i flaggskipskryptovaluta, Bitcoin. Det er 500 millioner dollar.

Selskapets arkivering insisterer imidlertid på at Guggenheim spesielt vil investere i Grayscale Bitcoin Trust-aksjer. Ingen andre muligheter passer.

„Med unntak av investeringen i GBTC, investerer ikke fondet, direkte eller indirekte, i kryptovaluta.“

Gråtoner har absorbert betydelige mengder Bitcoin i år ettersom finansinstitusjoner ble åpne for BTC.

20. november rapporterte U.Today at Grayscale hadde anskaffet mer enn $ 188 millioner dollar i Bitcoin på bare en dag.

En dag tidligere enn det tvitret fondet at den totale mengden aktiva i kryptovaluta i forvaltningen overgikk ti milliarder dollar.

I følge dataene fra Skew analytics-leverandør tilsvarer den daglige mengden GBTC-handel på OTC-markeder også mer enn $ 400 millioner.

Bitcoin (BTC) exceeds € 20,000 for the first time on Christmas Day

On this Christmas day, December 25, 2020, Bitcoin (BTC) is giving us a gift: it has for the first time exceeded € 20,000. Unheard of since the launch of this cryptocurrency in 2009.

Bitcoin (BTC) exceeds 24,500 dollars, or more than 20,000 euros

Nothing can stop Bitcoin (BTC), the king of cryptocurrencies saw its price exceed € 20,000 several times on December 25, 2020. Since crossing its old ATH ( All Time High ), its highest price, Crypto Engine is not weakening. It is even the reverse!

While several analysts saw Bitcoin’s price correct to around $ 18,000, this still has not happened. Besides, it is possible that this correction will never happen, the future will tell, because the price of BTC is extremely volatile.

More and more companies are adopting Bitcoin

New companies to convert part of their cash into bitcoin keep increasing. The Mogo company plans to allocate 1.5% of its assets in bitcoins , the manager SkyBridge is launching a Bitcoin fund , MicroStrategy announces that it has bought back for $ 650 million in Bitcoin …

According to the Bitcoin Treasuries site , around thirty companies have invested part of their funds in Bitcoin. And these are only the companies that have communicated publicly on this subject.

The number of purchases by institutions (companies, specialized funds, etc.) seems to be increasing. According to an analysis by Ki Young Ju for CryptoQuant , the number of OTC (Over The Counter) deals, which are exchanges carried out outside the traditional circuits, seem to be increasing via Coinbaise.

12,006 BTC came out of Coinbase a few hours ago. Like I said, they went into wallets that appear to be custody. It seems that Coinbase generates a new cold wallet for each customer after an OTC deal with an institutional.

Other analyzes confirm a significant withdrawal of bitcoins on Coinbase and other exchanges. Indeed, according to the Whale Exchange Ratio on Gemini calculated by CryptoQuant, the number of whales (large owners of bitcoins stored on the Gemini exchange ) seems to be decreasing which is rather a good sign. These big fish withdraw their BTC to keep them for the long term.

Interest in Bitcoin grows in Brazil amid high prices and the crisis caused by Covid-19, says survey

Research shows that coronavirus has driven interest in Bitcoin in Basil and Latin America

As the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of slowing down in Latin America, a new report concluded that the crisis could represent a major boost for investment in cryptomites in the region.

The report, commissioned by Sherlock Communications, highlights key aspects of the blockchain ecosystem in 21 Latin American countries, including an exclusive Toluna survey of more than 2,200 people in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico to understand their attitudes towards Bitcoin Supreme and cryptomorphs.

When asked if they would be interested in investing in cryptomoedas as a result of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, between 31% and 39% of respondents in the four countries surveyed responded that they would be „much more interested.

Between 35% and 51% of respondents said they would be „a little more interested. The most commonly cited reason for investment was „to protect my assets from inflation and economic stability.

Uncertainty and lack of confidence seem to be the main obstacles to investment in cryptomites in the region. Most respondents in the countries where the survey was conducted said they do not currently use cryptomeda because they „do not know enough about it.

When asked what would give them confidence to invest in cryptomoeda, the most common responses were „to have more reliable platforms to trade“ and „to read and understand more about it.


Latin Americans are hopeful about the future of cryptomorphs in the region, but they say there is still much to be done compared to other regions of the world.

When asked how they see the state of cryptomorphs in their respective countries, most responded that „we are far behind compared to other countries“ (particularly in Argentina, with 50% of respondents choosing this response).

The second most common response was „we are moving forward“ (mainly in Brazil and Colombia, with 28%). Most respondents (43% – 51%) agree that cryptomycins will eventually make it easier to exchange money internationally, with some (32% – 46%) suggesting that the technology will replace local currencies in the future.

„These results are encouraging for cryptomoks and blockchain-based applications seeking to launch in Latin America, and for Latin Americans who are feeling the effects of the current economic crisis. Lack of trust in governments, economic instability, inflation, desire for transparency. Millions of people without a bank or economically needy. Name the problem that the blockchain is trying to solve: we have it here. These are real problems for Latin Americans. That is why we are so open to new possibilities. But education is the key to promoting adoption,“ said Luiz Hadad, Community Building Leader at Cambiatus and one of the leading blockchain consultants in Latin America.

Other important points of the study

„With the right kind of communication campaign, educating, informing and responding to the complexities and risks to those involved, the sky is the limit for blockchain projects and investment in cryptomorphs in the region,“ adds Patrick O’Neill, managing partner of Sherlock Communications.

Respondents in Colombia showed the greatest interest in investing in cryptomoeda (51% „a little more interested“ and 31% „much more interested“), while respondents in Argentina showed the lowest level of interest (35% „a little more interested“ and 36% „much more interested“) among the four countries surveyed.

More Argentines stated that they would not invest in cryptomeda than respondents from any other country (12%). In contrast, the number in Colombia was 7%.

Bitcoin proved to be by far the best known cryptomeda in the region, with 86% – 92% recognition. Ethereum was the second most cited name, with recognition of only 26% – 29% depending on the country.

Análise de preços Chainlink: LINK Sideways Ação lateral pode ver uma grande mudança em breve

O Chainlink viu um leve ressalto após testar uma linha de suporte de 3 meses. Mais ganhos poderiam ser esperados se o preço da Bitcoin continuasse a aumentar.

LINK/USD: Link Bouncees Back Ligeiramente

Níveis de resistência chave: $14, $16, $17,34

Níveis de suporte chave: $11,2, $9,6, $7,29

O Chainlink aumentou em 1,3% hoje devido à ligeira recuperação em todo o mercado de criptografia desde a última sexta-feira. O preço agora é de US$ 12,6. Apesar das últimas correções, a LINK ainda parece estar em alta no gráfico diário.

Recentemente, ela encontrou apoio na linha de tendência ascendente traçada a partir da baixa de setembro.

Olhando para o gráfico de 4 horas, a LINK ainda não confirmou um novo aumento. No entanto, o interessante aqui é que os compradores demonstraram interesse durante os últimos dias. Um movimento positivo pode ser antecipado em breve. Mas infelizmente, a pressão de compra é baixa no momento.

LINK-USD: Resistência e níveis de apoio

Se a linha de tendência ascendente continuar a fornecer apoio, a LINK poderia empurrar ainda mais para o nível de resistência de 14 dólares. As seguintes metas seriam de $16 e 17,34.

O movimento positivo atual é sustentado pelo nível de apoio de $11,2. Se falhar, os próximos apoios mais próximos a serem observados estão $9,6 e $7,29 abaixo da linha ascendente crucial.

LINK/BTC: Link Trading Próximo a Meio do Ano de Baixa

Níveis de Resistência chave: 70000 SAT, 80000 SAT, 87000 SAT

Principais níveis de apoio: 60647 SAT, 50000 SAT, 40000 SAT

Contra o Bitcoin, o Chainlink permanece em baixa depois de perder cerca de 5% nos últimos 15 dias. O preço agora está sendo negociado em cerca de 65.000 SAT. Ao mesmo tempo, a LINK alcançou o limite inferior do canal, formando desde setembro.

O próximo grande movimento em torno destes preços mencionados determinaria a direção real da moeda. Mas se o indicador técnico RSI puder manter seu nível 50, um movimento ascendente parece mais provável. No entanto, o indicador MACD revela que os vendedores estão tecnicamente em jogo.

LINK-BTC: Níveis de Resistência e Suporte

Se este canal não fornecer apoio, ainda há esperança de uma recuperação no importante nível 60647 do SAT. Uma queda abaixo deste mínimo de meio ano pode levar a enormes ações de venda em direção a 50000 SAT e 40000 SAT.

Um bom ressalto neste importante apoio poderia iniciar uma pressão de compra em direção à resistência do canal a 70000 SAT, depois 80000 SAT, e 87000 SAT.

Uma pausa significativa acima deste canal confirmaria uma inversão de alta para o LINK. Olhando para a estrutura atual do mercado, os ursos têm a vantagem.

Christine Lagarde speaks about the introduction of the digital euro and cryptocurrencies

In November, the President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde spoke of a possible introduction of the digital euro in January 2021. She recently spoke again about the digital currency. In her statements she also addressed the risks of cryptocurrencies.

In an article in the newspaper L’ENA hors les murson November 30th, Lagarde once again described the digital euro as a “complement” to physical cash. The main aim of the introduction is that the euro meets the needs of European citizens.

It could be important in a number of future scenarios, from a decline in the use of cash to preventing the introduction of foreign digital currencies in the euro area

Lagarde said that the issue of a digital euro could become a necessity in terms of currency security. At the same time, the introduction of the digital currency would have a certain symbolic character. She sees the chance that Europe’s digital economy could be united in this way. However, Lagarde is rather skeptical of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. She made it clear that in addition to opportunities, cryptocurrencies also entail major risks:

The main risk is to rely solely on technology and the flawed concept that there is no identifiable issuer or claim. It also means that users cannot rely on crypto assets to maintain a stable value

Currency sovereignty at risk due to cryptocurrencies?

Lagarde believes that cryptocurrencies are driving additional innovations in payments. They would also integrate well with social media and similar platforms. Nevertheless, she sees risks with regard to currency sovereignty:

For example, if the issuer cannot guarantee a fixed value or if they are perceived as incapable of absorbing losses, a run could result. In addition, the use of stable coins as a store of value could trigger a large shift from bank deposits to stable coins, which could affect bank operations and the transmission of monetary policy.

Meer details over het geldverkeer op de zijderoute

Nog niet zo lang geleden meldde Live Bitcoin News dat er nogal wat digitaal geld dat gekoppeld is aan een Silk Road crypto rekening werd verplaatst.

Er is meer informatie over de situatie binnengekomen en we hebben nu details dat het geld in beslag is genomen door leden van de Amerikaanse overheid. Specifiek, het Ministerie van Justitie.

Meer details over het verplaatsen van geld op de zijderoute

Het geld was in de controle van een hacker die de afdeling eenvoudigweg „Individuele X“ noemt. Terwijl het bureau weigert de identiteit van de persoon in kwestie bekend te maken, lijkt het erop dat hij (of zij) samenwerkt met het ministerie van Justitie en misschien zelfs een lokale inwoner van Noord-Californië is. De organisatie legt dit uit in een verklaring:

Op ongeveer 23 april 2015 stuurde [de bitcoin-account] 101 bitcoins (ongeveer 23.700 dollar op dat moment) naar BTC-e, een bedrijf dat bitcoin-gerelateerde diensten leverde en opereerde als een cryptocentransactie zonder vergunning.

Wat is er zo belangrijk aan het geld dat naar BTC-e wordt gestuurd? Het feit dat Alexander Vinnik – een man die naar verluidt als technisch adviseur voor het platform werkte – nu op proef is voor het stelen van meer dan 100 miljoen dollar van klanten die zaken deden met de beurs.

Veel analisten vragen zich nu af of er een verband was tussen die twee, en of Vinnik misschien op een of andere manier mogelijk lid was van Silk Road of deel uitmaakte van zijn activiteiten.

De advocaat van de VS, David Anderson, heeft zijn twee centen ingebracht over de situatie en dat in een interview uitgelegd:

Silk Road was de meest beruchte online criminele marktplaats van zijn tijd. De succesvolle vervolging van de oprichter van Silk Road in 2015 liet een miljardenvraag open: waar is het geld gebleven? De verbeurdverklaring van vandaag geeft in ieder geval gedeeltelijk een antwoord op deze open vraag. 1 miljard dollar van deze criminele opbrengst is nu in het bezit van de Verenigde Staten.

Het ministerie van Justitie werkte samen met Chainalysis om het gedrag van de hacker vast te leggen en het geld op te sporen. In het verlengde van haar vorige verklaring, legde de organisatie uit:

Individuele X was in staat om Silk Road te hacken en ongeoorloofde en illegale toegang tot Silk Road te krijgen, en daarmee de illegale cryptocurrency te stelen van Silk Road en het te verplaatsen in portemonnees die Individuele X controleerde.

Volgens het onderzoek werd [Ross Ulbricht, de nu gevangengenomen oprichter van de site] zich bewust van de online identiteit van individu X en bedreigde hij individu X met de teruggave van de cryptocurrency aan Ulbricht. Individueel X gaf de cryptocurrency niet terug, maar hield het en gaf het niet uit.

Bewijzen van de herkomst van de fondsen

Hoewel het Departement van Justitie het digitale geld in zijn bezit heeft, kan het het niet automatisch houden. Het moet in een rechtbank buiten redelijke twijfel bewijzen dat het geld verbeurd verklaard is en dat het inderdaad afkomstig is van criminele handelingen.

Ross Ulbricht – de man achter de donkere site van de Zijderoute – zit momenteel een levenslange gevangenisstraf uit voor zijn rol in de ontwikkeling ervan.

Bitcoin-prijspiek in december 2021 als ‚main bull run‘ begint – Willy Woo

Een herstel van de relatieve sterkte-index van Bitcoin echoot begin 2017, voorafgaand aan maanden van opwaartse prijsactie tot recordhoogtes van $ 20.000.

Bitcoin ( BTC ) staat aan het begin van zijn volgende „main bull run“ en de prijspiek zal pas eind 2021 raken, gelooft de bekende analist Willy Woo.

In een van de vele recente Twitter-discussies op 11 november produceerde de maker van statistische bron Woobull nieuw bewijs dat de prijsstijgingen van Bitcoin nog maar net begonnen zijn.

Woo: Bitcoin RSI „gewoon aan het opwarmen“

Door een grafiek te uploaden met de relatieve sterkte-index (RSI) van Bitcoin, merkte Woo overeenkomsten op tussen het huidige gedrag van de metriek en dat van begin 2017.

“Groene cirkel geeft aan waar we ons bevinden in deze macrocyclus. Start van de belangrijkste bull-run (voor het geval het niet al duidelijk is), ”merkte hij op.

“BTC’s on-chain Relative Strength Index is net aan het opwarmen. Rode verticals zijn de halveringen en zorgen voor de bullish supply shock-impuls. “

RSI kijkt naar het prijsgedrag over een bepaalde periode. De berekening omvat de verhouding tussen de gemiddelde sluitingen hoger en lager over die periode.

Woo gebruikte zijn eigen 365-dagen RSI-kaart en de metingen volgen op zijn positie tijdens een vorige update in juli. Destijds beëindigde Bitcoin een periode van zogenaamde RSI-compressie, die gepaard ging met een reeks hogere dieptepunten en lagere hoogtepunten voor de BTC-prijs.

In juli voorspelde Woo dat de bull-run in het vierde kwartaal van 2020 zou beginnen en in 2021 zou lopen – iets dat tot dusverre werkelijkheid is geworden. Nu suggereert hij dat de nieuwe bullish fase pas over ongeveer een jaar de top bereikt.

„Mijn keuze is december 2021, ik moet verkopen om belasting te betalen zoals de vorige keer“, antwoordde hij toen hem werd gevraagd naar een waarschijnlijke piek.

2021 wordt het jaar van de prijsrecords van BTC

Zoals Cointelegraph meldde , is Woo verre van de enige die beweert dat de prestaties van Bitcoin in de afgelopen weken een anomalie zijn, die later naar beneden zal corrigeren.

Real Vision CEO Raoul Pal en Gemini Exchange mede-oprichter Tyler Winklevoss hebben beide verklaard dat een nieuw record voor BTC / USD niet later dan Q1 volgend jaar zal komen.

A new Bretton Woods to save the dollar against Covid? Bitcoin rubs its hands

Who will save the global economy?

The global economy has still not recovered from the 2008 crisis. It has been faltering ever since, and it is only now standing upright with a great deal of „monetary easing“ (i.e., money supply). The new crisis due to the coronavirus is in danger of driving the nail in, and the question of a major Bretton Woods style monetary reset arises.

A pivotal moment for the world economy

The Bretton Woods Agreement was concluded in July 1944, when the world and its economy had just followed the First and Second World Wars in a few decades, with the Great Depression of the 1930s in between.

The old gold standard was then backed by the U.S. dollar, which then began to become the world’s reference currency. The fixed parity was 35 dollars for an ounce of gold (31.1 g). These agreements also saw the creation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


It was IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva who called on world leaders to come together around a table to discuss a major new economic agreement:

„How can we seize this Bretton Woods-like situation to move forward to a better world after the pandemic? (…) we are faced with two major tasks: fighting the crisis today and building a better future. »

A real question, but a bad solution in perspective?

Unfortunately, the IMF Managing Director does not even envisage the end of fiduciary currencies based solely on trust in their issuing states. No return to a healthy currency therefore, as in the old gold standard, where the precious metal was not printable at will, just like Bitcoin (BTC) today, with its fixed quantity of units – 21 million and not one more.

For Kristalina Georgieva, it’s all about more and more economic stimulus and investments in various areas. One just wonders where all this magic money comes from.

Of course, if high inflation is eventually triggered because of all these monetary impressions, it will have a significant impact on assets perceived as safe havens.

No matter what decisions or agreements are made, it seems less and less likely that the world economy, which is completely broken, will be able to keep going for a very long time like this. The IMF’s solution to the headlong rush is merely a time saver in the face of an economic paradigm shift that has become inevitable.

Bitcoin (BTC) Update: course towards $12,000 in green weekend

The Bitcoin (BTC) price at the time of writing is around $11,400. We look at the charts and discuss the possible scenarios, read the update here!

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Bitcoin Update
By the end of the week it looks as if the course will be in the current consolidation zone. With a test at both the top and bottom of the range over the last few days, we will most likely have a quiet weekend in the market.

So far the price seems to be between $11,250 and $11,550. The place where the price managed to keep quiet during the summer. Because both support and resistance is strong here. We can see a long quiet price again before there is an outbreak.

A potential outbreak can cause a big reaction again. Where we fell down last time out of consolidation, there is always the possibility of a sharp rise. But a prediction out of consolidation is difficult, and the course will move unpredictably.

Bitcoin day chart
In times of consolidation, viewing charts can sometimes be quite boring. Little happens and predicting an outbreak is less reliable. Nevertheless, it is good to keep an eye on the market and predict possible outbreaks by means of support and resistance lines, among other things.

If we look at Bitcoin’s daily chart, we can see that the price has risen nicely in recent days. We see that the large fall at the beginning of September has largely been reversed. This is a good sign, but the price is at an important point. The spot where the price broke down last time.

Despite the fact that we are still in a short period of consolidation at the moment, a lot can happen around this level. Should the price not hold up above $11,400 this weekend, we may see another dip.

Bitcoin day chart 18 October 2020

So closing a price above $11,400 can be seen as bullish. And so also a start towards the road to $12,000. Although we will not get to that for the time being, given the current movements.

In case of a possible fall down, we see more than enough support on the road to $11,000. Including a large zone around $11,300. With little volume the price will therefore not fall down quickly. If the price is going to make a test here, the chance of a bounce back up is high.

If we look at the other side, we see that there is currently a lot of resistance between $11,600 and $11,800. Also here we will not find an outbreak with little volume that quickly. A serious movement will have to be initiated with a lot of volume.

All in all, we can conclude that the price is consolidating into a known range. With a bullish signal when the price will close above $11,400 this weekend. Whether we will then see more action in the coming week is difficult to say. But consolidation can also have bullish consequences.