Just Got a Call from “Coinbase”

I just got a text from Coinbase giving me a verification code for my account, which I didn't initiate.

Then I got a call from "Coinbase." The guy on the line said I needed to change my password. When I told him I'd call Coinbase back, he stuttered and said, "Uh, what for? We're on the line now." I told him to scam someone else and that I was calling the FBI (lol). He called back and started with how I needed to change my password. I again told him not to call me and that I was going to contact the FBI.

I don't use Coinbase anymore (don't really dabble in cryptocurrency anymore), but I changed my password (online, not over the phone) anyway.
If someone calls asking for sensitive information, tell them you'll call the company back and give it to them then. YOU be in control of the call, not them. Just wanted to give everyone a heads up!

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Craig Wright actually did completely original research! Just kidding, I caught him blatantly plagiarizing yet again.

Old plagiarism 1.

Old plagiarism 2.

New plagiarism from this paper.

Here are the two uncited sources: source 1 and source 2. There may be more uncited sources, but I got bored. These two sources cover almost half of the paper.

As before, the plagiarism is blatant and intentional. He basically substituted the word 'transaction' for 'infection' and made minimal other textual changes. All the math has been stolen because Craig simply can't do math.

Various Examples:

and (maybe the most obvious — just click back and forth on these two images)

and

Serially taking credit for other people's work. It's the Craig Wright way.

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