Someone Just Moved 50 Bitcoins, Prompting Speculations It’s Satoshi Nakamoto
50 bitcoins (BTC) (USD 477,500), minted in the first month of Bitcoin’s existence and untouched for more than 11 years were moved today, prompting a wave of speculations that Satoshi Nakamoto “has awakened.” However, multiple industry players denied that these coins were moved by Bitcoin’s creator.
Here is the transaction:
However, Jameson Lopp, CTO at crypto security specialist Casa, denied this is Satoshi, saying: “No. Y’all need to up your analysis game.”
Bitcoiner and partner at Castle Island Ventures, Nic Carter, also chimed in:
At pixel time (15:52 UTC), BTC trades at USD 9,584 and is down by 1% in a day, trimming its weekly gains to less than 5%.
The total number of spent outputs that were created more than 10 years ago: