Self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright awarded just £1 in damages after winning libel lawsuit

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By Louis Goss A High Court judge has awarded an Australian cryptographer, Craig Wright –who claims to have invented Bitcoin – just £1 in damages, after the academic secured victory in a libel lawsuit against a YouTuber, who said he was lying about having invented the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency. The award comes after the academic – who claims to be the real person behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto – filed a libel case against McCormack in 2019, over a series of comments, made via Twitter and YouTube, casting doubt over Dr Wright’s claims to have invented the cryptocurrency Bitcoin…

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