Watch the guy Newsweek thinks created Bitcoin thank the community for their bitcoins

A pretty adorable video featuring Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the engineer fingered  by Newsweek as the likely founder of Bitcoinpopped up on YouTube on Tuesday.

In the video, Satoshi holds up a copy of the magazine that turned his life upside down and appears with Andreas Antonopoulos, a bitcoin user who raised more than $20,000 in donations for Nakamoto from other cryptocurrency enthusiasts -- in bitcoins, obviously. Nakamoto thanks bitcoiners for their support in the wake of the Newsweek story and says he plans to keep his Bitcoin account for "many, many years."

Oh, and he denies, being the "Satoshi Nakamoto" who created the cryptocurrency again -- saying "if I was the real creator, I never would have used my real name."

Andrea Peterson covers technology policy for The Washington Post, with an emphasis on cybersecurity, consumer privacy, transparency, surveillance and open government.
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