Social Media FUD Triggers High-Profile Departure of Ethereum Classic Developer

Another coder from a leading blockchain project is throwing in the towel. This time, it’s Anthony Lusardi, who is resigning from his post as U.S. director of the Ethereum Classic Cooperative. Lusardi is leaving because he “simply cannot deal anymore,” according to his explanation. It’s the second high-profile developer defection in as many months, with Ethereum’s Afri Schoedon abruptly announcing his departure from the second biggest blockchain project in February. And while Lusardi is leaving the coop, he will remain involved with Ethereum Classic. He’s blaming an exasperating experience with the crypto community on social media in which he had

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Early Bitcoin Developer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $1 Billion Craig Wright Lawsuit

Jeff Garzik, one of the earliest contributors to the Bitcoin codebase who also previously worked for BitPay, has been served. Garzik – in the spirit of “radical transparency” – shared the subpoena on Twitter, not appearing particularly shocked and noting that the “Bitcoin lawsuit drags on.” Maybe he saw it coming, as the summons is comprised of more than two-dozen requests surrounding everything from the true identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto to Silk Road to Mt. Gox. Jeff Garzik Dragged into $ 1 Billion Bitcoin Lawsuit Garzik is being subpoenaed by the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of

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Exclusive: Bitcoin Cash Developer Amaury Sechet Comes Clean on Satoshi Claims

CCN finally caught up with Bitcoin Cash lead developer Amaury Sechet, who recently graced our headlines with a bit of a stunt: claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto. Amaury Sechet: I Didn’t Create Bitcoin Obviously, this was our first question for him. Sechet says the move was “a demonstration of what other scammers have done.” To clarify, he says that Craig Wright and others have made false claims to the throne of Satoshi Nakamoto. As Gregory Maxwell once explained on StackExchange, it’s sadly easily done: “So, for example, a couple years ago Craig Wright claimed to ‘prove he was Satoshi’ by

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Bitcoin Cash Developer Amaury Sechet Claims He’s Satoshi Nakamoto, Was He Really Being Serious?

The Bitcoin community will be rolling its eyes right about now. Bitcoin Cash developer Amaury Sechet, the self-described “benevolent dictator” of the Bitcoin ABC (primary) implementation of BCH, has claimed he is Satoshi Nakamoto. I am Satoshi Nakamoto. There it is said and I can prove it:304502200fc3909c3224bc140b7aed365f33f066bd81eabedd198ad2a257882e86586ae8022100f03c6f63cddb43ebf48512c9a0cc0f97fd2cf227d22f15691d7ad65e49ddd659 — Deadal Nix (@deadalnix) February 8, 2019 In the event the tweet is later deleted, here’s a screenshot: The Benevolent Dictator Sechet and Bitcoin ABC were cited by former Bitcoin Cash developer (now on Bitcoin SV) _unwriter as a primary problem for the BCH ecosystem. _unwriter believes that virtually anything that Bitcoin ABC

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