Cøbra had been successfully sued by Dr. Craig Wright for violating the latter’s copyright in the Bitcoin white paper as its author; the only matter left to decide was how much of Dr. Wright’s legal costs must be paid by Cøbra as the losing party.
Cøbra, who was successfully sued by Dr. Craig Wright for copyright infringement over his hosting of the Bitcoin white paper, argued that to prevent him from participating in proceedings without identifying himself would be ‘draconian.’
2022 is an eventful year for Dr. Craig Wright, whose legacy as the inventor of Bitcoin is challenged by opponents whose aim is to tarnish his reputation, leading to CSW's several appearances in court.
An English court has barred Cøbra from making arguments on costs in Dr. Craig Wright’s copyright claim against him unless he first identifies himself to the court.
The slate of lawsuits filed by Dr. Craig Wright are often analyzed as though they are a deliberate continuation of Dr. Wright’s emergence as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2015.
The new rules, if passed, would apply to ‘unhosted wallets,’ those being non-custodial third-party wallets such as Ledger, Tezos, and MetaMask.
Here we are at the end of 2021—was it a good year? In many ways, it was, and in many ways, it wasn't. But it was definitely a year full of major changes that will impact the blockchain industry for a long time to come.
Instead of the usual front page, visitors were greeted with an invitation to send BTC to the "Bitcoin Foundation" with the promise to return double their sent amount.
The judge in Dr. Craig Wright’s now-victorious white paper case against BTC developer Cøbra has rejected a bizarre, last-gasp attempt by a Satoshi Nakamoto imposter to have the judgment overturned.
The court is the perfect venue for resolving disputes, particularly those involving allegations of fraud or, on the other side of the coin, libel. Why, then, are all of Dr. Wright’s critics so keen to avoid it?
The first of Dr. Wright’s copyright infringement claims has reached its conclusion, with the English High Court ordering that Cøbra remove the Bitcoin White Paper from the bitcoin.org website.