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Latest Satoshi Nakamoto Candidate Buying Bitcoin No Matter What

  • Adam Back was the first to communicate with crypto pioneer
  • Back sees retail buyers driving demand, not institutions
Adam Back
Adam BackPhotographer: Steve Austin/Blockstream

Adam Back’s name has surfaced again in the crypto community’s favorite guessing game: Who is the anonymous creator of Bitcoin who went by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.

In mid-May, YouTube channel Barely Sociable, with nearly 400,000 subscribers, released a 40-minute video claiming that 49-year-old Back is Satoshi. The video has since raked up nearly 300,000 views.