If usually we are exposed to several modes of impersonation of Satoshi Nakamoto, this time we find ourselves faced with information that would leave many speechless. Indeed, the father of Bitcoin, or at least his account, came forward last December.
A post from Christmas Eve
On December 24, 2021, a strange post from Satoshi Nakamoto’s account (the one with which he announced the Bitcoin project in February 2009) featured the following message:
” After 13 years of evolving decentralized payment systems, we have come to where we are, the era of NFTs. You can find my NFTs for this post here:… »
Through this message, we learn that Satoshi Nakamoto closely follows the progress of decentralized digital payments, which are based on blockchain technology, and does not remain indifferent to the NFT boom.
This series of publications also lifts the veil on the NFTs created by this mysterious character. These certificates relate to three products, namely:
– the NFT of the post of the message publication platform of February 11, 2009;
– the Bitcoin white paper;
– the output of the message recorded in the genesis block (or the first block).
As for the sale of these NFTs, Satoshi Nakamoto opted for the auction system and set the starting price at 67 ETH, or around 200,000 US dollars. Too bad that for the moment, no offer has been mentioned by OpenSea.
More details: the tokens are of the ERC-1155 standard and only one of the NFTs offered has fixed metadata (mentioning that it was written in the blockchain on December 19, 2021 at 5:14 p.m.).
Nakamoto, the new godfather of NFT?
Although some observers can attest to the authenticity of this account belonging to Satoshi Nakamoto, many question the veracity of the maneuver. A hypothesis of hacking of the identifiers of the parent account cannot be ruled out. Wasn’t his main email address hacked in 2014?
The starting price for the auction of this collection of NFTs is also worrying. $200,000? Has Satoshi Nakamoto become poor these days? However, we know that this man is the proud owner of 1.1 million bitcoins, or more than 60 billion dollars in fiat currency. A Croesus would have acted otherwise.
This allows us to conclude that a mythomaniac would have taken the reins of the identifiers authorizing access to the platform. And to monetize this forcing, he creates NFTs which, logically, would sell out in no time given the attachment of crypto-enthusiasts to this famous blockchain character.
Satoshi Nakamoto is adored in the cryptosphere: on several occasions his identity is stolen, sometimes his identifiers are stolen. Its cryptographic loot would probably be the next target for treasure hunters, considering the succession of attacks against it.
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