The ever-entertaining John McAfee told Cointelegraph it is “easy” to figure out the identity of the pseudonymous author of the Bitcoin whitepaper.
In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph during Virtual Blockchain Week, privacy coin advocate, fugitive, and self-proclaimed candidate for the president of the United States, John McAfee, asserted that he knows the identity of Satoshi Nakmoto with 99% certainty.
The discussion came following an eventful discussion at the conference, with McAfee rejecting COVID-19 as a government conspiracy and brandishing his AK-47 on camera.
McAfee is 99% certain he knows who Satoshi Nakamoto is
Speaking to Cointelegraph, McAfee described the popular belief that an individual named Satoshi designed Bitcoin as “nonsense,” stating: “It was a team of eleven people over a period of five years, that came up, eventually, with [Bitcoin].
“How they decided who would write the paper, I don’t know.