Please don’t skip this message — it only takes a minutes to read. Sorry to bother you, but time is running out.

Bitcoin is freedom. If you think independent, ‘bitcoin-only’ media is important, if you believe information and education about bitcoin matters for adoption, and if you have gained something from our work, we would be grateful if you could chip in $21. 

Join the 2% of our readers who occasionally make a donation. If everyone reading this donated just $21, we would reach our target in a couple of hours. $21 is all we ask for. To cover the cost for our servers, editors, writers, and thumbnail artists we rely on our readers’ generous support. 

How You can chip in:

  • Send sats as a tip to a writer. All of our writers have an active tipping widget.
  • Join our campaign on 
    Awesome perks are waiting for you such as the limited edition Bukele Blend Coffee from El Salvador.

Your support ensures that Bitcoin News stays independent with a laser focus on Bitcoin and only Bitcoin.


John McAfee Certain of Truth to Satoshi Nakamoto Identity


Support free writers: > send a tip

written by

  • John McAfee’s latest publicity stunt repeats his claim that he knows fairly certainly who Satoshi Nakamoto is

John McAfee, Bitcoin early adapter and eccentric billionaire has once again come out with a new extraordinary claim that he is almost sure about the identity of the cryptocurrency’s original creator who is generally known by the alias of Satoshi Nakamoto. The identity of Satoshi Nakamoto is a big mystery of the cryptocurrency sector and hasn’t been solved to date.

McAfee, known for his outspoken and sometimes outlandish claims regarding Bitcoin’s price and other future prospects believes that there is a common sense answer to Satoshi’s identity conundrum. In a recent interview he claims that the truth can easily be observed from the original Bitcoin paper. He claims that Satoshi is not an individual at all and that is “nonsense”. According to him, there was a team of over 11 people who came up with the idea and possibly one individual is credited with the writing of the white paper but he didn’t come up with the idea on his own according to McAfee. He also named a few original pioneers who could possibly be involved in the original team.

He continued by asking the audience to read the actual whitepaper and see for themselves. According to him, it is pretty clear that the writer is English and not any other nationality. He also continued and said that his professional publications and style matches perfectly with the actual whitepaper itself. According to him, he knows who the creator is and even decided to reveal him to the public, but backed off after a phone call with the creator himself who raised serious concerns regarding his safety and future.

While McAfee is known to produce outlandish claims that are often for publicity, it is up to cryptocurrency enthusiasts to decide whether or not his claims are accurate. is committed to unbiased news and upholding journalistic codes of ethics. For more information please read our Editorial Policy here.

Follow on Twitter: @bitcoinnewscom
Telegram Alerts from

Image Courtesy:

Help spread this article :) is NOT INVESTMENT ADVICE

Opinions expressed are entirely their own and do not necessarily reflect those of

For informational purposes only. Individuals and entities should not construe any information on this site as investment, financial, legal, tax, accounting or other advice. Information provided does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by to buy or sell bitcoin, cryptocurrencies or other financial instruments. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Do your own research and consult a professional advisor. The opinion of authors do not reflect those of 


bitcoin shop miami

Read More Bitcoin News

Hayek And Bitcoin

Hayek and Bitcoin

Hayek passed long before Bitcoin’s inception, but in his book The Denationalisation of Money, he argued for nothing short of stripping the state of its monopoly power of money itself.

Read More »


bitcoin shop miami

Join our Newsletter

Video of the Week


Latest on Bitcoin News

Join our Newsletter