Craig S Wright (CSW) is an unrepentant fraudster.
Sometime betweeen 2014 - 2015, CSW went back and altered an old 2008 blog post, to make it seem like he was working on cryptocurrency in 2008, to bolster his fraudulent Satoshi claim in 2016.
Do a search (CTRL-F) for "dissertation" to find the altered paragraphs:
His 2016 Satoshi fraud hits at the core of cryptocurrency. As a result:
  • He can't be trusted. As an unrepentant fraudster, he shouldn't be given power & influence in the BCH community. He is one man who can destroy everything.
  • His brand is toxic. The cryptocurrency world will never embrace Bitcoin Cash if CSW is running around on stage as its public face. If Bitcoin Cash is ever to be the #1 mainstream cryptocurrency, it can't do it with CSW's name as a permanent anchor.
btw, you should also watch Rick Falkvinge's recent video:
 

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He may have lots of good contributions. Even if he isn't a fraud and this change in the blog can be explained by robot indexing (hard to imagine), the image of a fraud is clearly present. Image matters. Even if he is Satoshi.
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I'm sorry , but do you really think this proves CSW is a fraud? Anyone with access to the web server of waybackmachine could have made this entry. ie Anyone with an interest in making CSE look like a fraud or anyone with deep enough pockets to influence anyone in control of waybackmachine could hve achieved this. If this is the whole basis for calling him a fraud (in this article at least), then it's clutching at straws in my opinion.
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Comments on the video:
Future talkers can be valuable. Toxic people are toxic. All future talkers are not toxic. I don't see how such a generalization can be so hastily made. It is ludicrous to posit this as truth.
Further, one can talk of the future and also have done past work and/or be working in the present. Not all "excellent" people work in a cave and only emerge for the grand reveal to ONLY show you what they have done (in the past). A common and acceptable pattern: reveal what was done, discuss what is being worked on now and what is ahead in the future.
As for "degrees" and "always a red flag" -- while it is definitely a red flag if someone lies about their accreditation/accomplishments, I have in multiple scenarios and environments seen what appeared as an inconsistency and/or lie check out upon further analysis. Rarely do those who prematurely sound the alarm, not on the existence of the flag, but on what it must mean, undo the damage they did with their error.
A false accusation or false extrapolation of a real red flag both have the potential to be the toxic variable in the equation.
If a person already has a "red" flag (accurately or not) tagged on a particular character then it is crucial for that person to consciously guard against confirmation bias to further see what it now expected. I'd call it EXCELLENT to overcome such a personal bias. A comment to the author of the article:
You're not the only autist in the community and your conclusions on 'why' something has happened isn't necessarily 'why' it happened. We can say with certainty a blog changed. We can say with certainty a time range when the change occurred. We can clearly see what changed. To state "this is why it changed" is conjecture and steps into a different realm. That's fine -- and dandy -- as it is apart of discovery and hypothesis formation -- but there are often other scenarios that additional data requires that can accommodate the same facts and lead to a different interpretation.
I refuse to be FORCED to follow "rules" of how I must think or how I must identify bad-actors, especially when the recommendations to guard against such characters are so easily demonstrated to be flawed themselves.
Cheers,
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Luckily you don't get to decide who stays and who goes. If CSW is a fraud it will become undoubtedly clear as time goes on as...well..he is contributing math and science to the project so far is he not? Kind of a tough medium for a fraud to work in don't you think? Seems like frauds will get weeded out in these fields fairly quickly so put on some calming music to help your autism and everything will work itself out.
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@Wayne Gray
RE: "Luckily you don't get to decide who stays and who goes."
It will be decided by free speech & the free market, which I am part of.
If CSW is a fraud it will become undoubtedly clear as time goes on
I will gather & post a mountain of evidence if needed.
he is contributing math and science to the project so far is he not?
The negative brand & image of CSW FAR outweighs any math & science he is contributing.
As long as fake Satoshi is running around on stage as the public face of BCH, the cryptocurrency world will never embrace BCH as the #1 mainstream cryptocurrency. Any benefit from bigger blocks, Bitpay integrations, CoinText.io projects, or potential Purse.io support will all be destroyed.
For example, Vitalik Buterin has been consistently on the side of Bitcoin Cash. But even he is publicly calling CSW a fraud. As long as CSW is on stage, it's going to end up being "the cryptocurrency world against Fake Satoshi's BCH". From a marketing & branding perspective, this is a disaster. This needs to stop ASAP. A fire needs to be put out early.
The Real Satoshi operated anonymously, and was able to create Bitcoin, birth the cryptocurrency universe, and change the world with a whitepaper we all read.
The fact that CSW thinks he must run around publicly on stage to make a difference is just another piece of evidence that he is not Satoshi, but rather a fraudster.
It's time for CSW to get off the stage, and go into the lab.

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I don't deny that he's possibly a fraud. But are you not at all convinced at all by the Gavin Andressen "proof"?
I could see the argument being "he revealed himself as Satoshi (or at least having one of the private keys and being part of Satoshi), Gavin wrote up that blog post, he got cold feet and decided the only way to not 100% reveal himself was to fake a proof, and sacrifice his credibility".
Also, who says that Satoshi must be a genius (because you claim that CSW isn't)? A lot of inventors aren't that "smart" (in say, the Vitalik Buterin is smart sense). They just have some crazy ass ideas, and one of them takes off. CSW surely has some crazy ideas, and oftentimes that is what's more important for an off-the-wall invention like Bitcoin, rather than sheer IQ-based intelligence.
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@ AlexWagg
Also, who says that Satoshi must be a genius (because you claim that CSW isn't)?
I never claimed CSW was or wasn't a genius. This isn't about his IQ. This is about his trustworthiness, and his toxic brand & image.
If many of you aren't convinced that CSW is a fraudster, then I will compile a massive list of evidence, and present it later.
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Fully agree. If CSW has anything to contribute he can do so under a pseudonym. That he chooses not do to this shows he is looking to further his own image rather than the Bitcoin protocol.
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He is not the face of Bitcoin Cash. You are unintentionally giving him a position.
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@AlexWagg @normal_rc You can now use mentions like these ^^ in your comments and the other person will get a notification. Just write the other person's username without any spaces (like it appears in their profile's URL).
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@normal_rc
I understand there's all this evidence that "proves" he was a fraud.
But what about Gavin Andressen? Was he just taking crazy pills that entire time? What if the clearly fake proof was specifically made by CSW to be clearly fake.
Do you really think that he thought that he could get away with the fact that his "proof of owning a Satoshi private key" was him literally copy and pasting some old Satoshi transaction data? Do you think CSW was thinking, oh yeah no one in the community will see through this, it's fool proof! No one is going to even attempt to verify this sig and just take me at face value!
NO. It gets to a point where some of the "proof" he conjured is so clearly obviously fake and BS that it has to be a little deeper than "fake proof = fake Satoshi"
Here, I made a post with a little more details behind this. I usually try and stay out of this stuff, but I feel this is an important point: https://www.yours.org/content/the-craig-wright-debate-is-a-lot-deeper-than-you-think-3ab1c672da20
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You may want to re-watch all of Rick Falkvinge's videos, and his letter to the community.
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@AlexWagg
Gavin may have been fooled. He himself says that he might have been fooled, and he admits that he might be wrong about Craig Wright being Satoshi.
Gavin Andresen: It Was a Mistake to Blog Claiming Craig Wright Is Satoshi
Andresen stated: It’s certainly possible I was bamboozled.
But even if you think CSW might be Satoshi, it actually doesn't matter as long as the public perceives him as the "Fake Satoshi" fraudster. This is a fatal marketing & branding disaster that will destroy BCH.
As I stated on the other comment:
As long as fake Satoshi is running around on stage as the public face of BCH, the cryptocurrency world will never embrace BCH as the #1 mainstream cryptocurrency. Any benefit from bigger blocks, Bitpay integrations, CoinText.io projects, or potential Purse.io support will all be destroyed.
For example, Vitalik Buterin has been consistently on the side of Bitcoin Cash. But even he is publicly calling CSW a fraud. As long as CSW is on stage, it's going to end up being "the cryptocurrency world against Fake Satoshi's BCH". From a marketing & branding perspective, this is a disaster. This needs to stop ASAP. A fire needs to be put out early.
The Real Satoshi operated anonymously, and was able to create Bitcoin, birth the cryptocurrency universe, and change the world with a whitepaper we all read.
The fact that CSW thinks he must run around publicly on stage to make a difference is just another piece of evidence that he is not Satoshi, but rather a fraudster.
In order to save BCH, CSW needs to get off the stage, and go into the lab.
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@AndersRytterHansen
Thanks. That's another good one.
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