[Cryptography] Craig Wright

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Thu Feb 3 04:38:59 EST 2022

On Wed, 2 Feb 2022 at 22:54, Matt Corallo <metzdowd at bluematt.me> wrote:

> On 2/2/22 16:57, John Levine wrote:
>  > In related news, Jack Dorsey is funding a legal defense fund in an
>  > even stranger case in the UK where Wright is suing people to force
>  > them to help him recover keys he allegedly lost in a computer hack in
>  > 2020:
> In the spirit of full disclosure, I am one of said people. And its not
> (really) about helping him
> "recover" keys, but actually forking the bitcoin network to give him funds
> he claims he lost?!
> Ironically, of the few addresses which he has publicly claimed as his own
> (or formerly his own, with
> the keys now lost), the most preeminent/valuable is the infamous 1Feex
> address, which is best known
> for some detailed analysis showing it to be the recipient of a large
> volume of funds stolen from
> Mtgox. So, yea, he's asking for the court to force a fork of the Bitcoin
> network (how?) in order to
> give him much of the stolen Mtgox funds, which he claims as his own.

This is fantastic! Is it documented somewhere?
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