The jury is still deliberating on a verdict for the Kleiman v Wright trial, and their decision could change both Bitcoin's future and perceptions of its past.
As thousands of pages of evidence and hours of testimony were presented to the jury, it has become apparent that though there is a serial forger in the midst of the Kleiman v Wright suit, it isn’t Wright.
The Florida courtroom reached full capacity as spectators, media representatives, lawyers, and interns eagerly watched both legal counsels deliver their closing arguments.
Though the case is largely about that one key question—the specific authorship of the Satoshi Nakamoto project—the jury in Kleiman v Wright civil trial is being asked to decide on 25 questions in total.
CoinGeek’s Kurt Wuckert Jr. joined ‘Lawyer You Know’ Peter Tragos to talk about the history of Bitcoin and the updates of week 3 of the Kleiman v Wright trial.
Bitcoin maximalists can’t accept that Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto because he fails to embody the mythologies these maxis adopted during the Bitcoin creator’s absence from the scene.
The question in front of the jury is a formidable one: they are set to decide whether Satoshi Nakamoto was the product of Dr. Craig Wright alone, or if it was done in partnership with the late Dave Kleiman.
Dr. Craig Wright took to the witness stand for the second time in the Kleiman v. Wright trial when the defense team called him as their final witness.
Here are a few updates from the Kleiman v Wright trial in Miami, in case you got distracted by the serious stuff.
With billions of dollars in Bitcoin and intellectual property at stake, it’s fair to say the outcome of Kleiman v Wright is highly consequential—especially for Ira Kleiman, the sole beneficiary of Dave Kleiman’s estate.
Friday was a short day in the Kleiman v Wright trial, with only two witnesses taking the stand: David Kuharcik and Dr. Ami Klin.