[Cryptography] Craig Wright

Mark Seiden mis at seiden.com
Wed Feb 2 16:52:30 EST 2022

> On Feb 2, 2022, at 1:34 PM, Matt Corallo <metzdowd at bluematt.me> wrote:
> On 2/2/22 11:49, Donald Eastlake wrote:
>> I'm not sure how well known this is:
>> https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/06/miami-jury-rules-in-favor-of-craig-wright-bitcoin-claimed-inventor.html
> This is incredibly strange reporting.
> Normally, when one party sues another they include a litany of accusations, only expecting to win on one or another, and if they win on only one or another and are awarded *$100 million* in damages from a private party, that is reported as a massive loss for the defendant.

i can’t imagine that he could pay even a small portion of such a damage award without cashing in some of his bitcoin.  so i guess
we should know something in due time.

> Here that exact outcome is being reported as a "win" for the defendant, seemingly in large part just because the defendant is claiming it as a win (despite the accusers also, seemingly rightfully, claiming it as a win).

well, if you had a billion dollars only being forced to giving away 10% of it could be viewed as a win.

> Matt
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