At the end of November, a stranger Associated with a very old block reward that was mined on January 19, 2010, and is user on the forum bitcointalk. org published the reward-linked message and verified signature. The message was associated with Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin address associated with block 1,018, a block reward issued 16 days after he launched the network. Upon further investigation, on-chain data indicates that block 1,018 is ostensibly linked to a number of block rewards mined by Halfini, with the signed block being the first bit derived from block 9. It is also connected to coin transactions.
Block 1,018, signed by ‘Onesignature’ on November 26, 2022, is associated with Hal Finney’s mined Bitcoin and the first Bitcoin transaction
Newly created bitcointalk on November 26, 2022. org forums An account named “Onesignature” shocked the cryptocurrency community when an unknown individual signed a message associated with block 1,018. Onesignature’s message contained new his BTC address created in 2022, and an unknown person also signed new address. , proved the existence of the user.
Bitcoin. According to com’s verification tool, the signed message and his Electrum wallet are genuine signatures associated with the 2009 address “1NChf” or block 1,018. Block 1,018 and bitcoin address 1NChf both confirmed his 10 BTC and a large amount of BTC sent from Satoshi Nakamoto to Halfini BTC } is linked to a transaction. Blocks associated with Finney.
For example, on March 25, 2014, journalist Andy Greenberg published an article about Hal Finney’s life and relationship with Bitcoin. In the article, Greenberg said he was allowed to see emails sent by Nakamoto to Finney, and Hal’s son, Jason Finney, told Greenberg that he hadthe first bitcoin transaction. 46} showed his father’s BTC wallet showing
Greenberg’s article presents an alleged screenshot of his Hal Finney wallet showing a transaction of 10 BTC, allegedly mined by Finney. It also shows his 12 block grants. The screenshot shows Finney mining his reward on January 10, 2009. That was the same day Finney told the world on his social media platform Twitter that he “runs bitcoin.”
— Halfin (@halfin) Jan 11, 2009
More Block 78 is associated with a Bitcoin reward and series of transactions mined by Finney. Alongside Block 78 and his first 10 BTC transaction, all of the block rewards pictured in Greenberg’s article were signed by his Onesignature on Nov. 26, 2009. Linked to address 1NChf. } The BTC block shows that Finney has mined quite a few block rewards.
In fact, our analysis linked 1NChf to about 36 block rewards that the tool could find, and all found rewards were related to Finney’s mining period. I understand. 1NChf is also associated with numerous coinbase rewards that our team has yet to discover. Further investigation reveals 1NChf is associated with a large block reward sent in batches of thousands of BTC on June 14th, 2011 around 5:00am ET became. According to our on-chain investigation, some of Finney’s alleged blocks were also moved in April 2013.
Numerous integration transactions in his Bitstamp. net deposit address and some of the connected funds were sent to the Mt Gox addressblock associated with 1NChf of Onesignature has block 78,320,329,357,361,. 372, 407, 413, 419, 490, 528, 567,596, and 6511NChf go all the way to block heights 7,569,7,828, increase. Even higher.
All blocks linked to his 1NChf in Onesignature are ostensibly related to blocks associated with his Hal Finney, and any connected blocks are Does not match patosi block pattern. This means his 1NChf and . Block 1,018 is not a Satoshi block. It is well known that Nakamoto may have mined 1.1 million BTC BTCfrom 700,000, but what is often misunderstood is that this stash is not integrated. about it. While the first
mined he parsed 1,025 BTC blocks, the data was found in almost every block Nakamoto mined, with the exception of the block 9 transaction. is not used. After his 5 transactions from block 9, the wallet has his 18.43 BTC, part of the funds stemming from dust transactions. It’s not entirely clear why Onesignature shared his Nov. 26 message and signature. Some called it “flex” and some claimed that the signature thread could be a spoof. He Bitcointalk called “franky1”. One user of her post on org said this is likely to be the case and signature signatures also “could be fooled.”
There is also speculation that 1NChf and block 1,018 addresses were bought bysomeone. People are known to want to buy old addresses, and these solicitations can be found on his Reddit and bitcointalk. org found. In any case, 1NChf and block 1,018 addresses are associated with some very special transactions and mined blocks that are very likely connected to Finney.
Computer scientist Hull Finneyis well respected by many in his Bitcoin community and was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in August 2014. ) died of complications. Here’s the news: The cryptocurrency community pleaded with Twitter owner Elon Musk to keep Finney’s Twitter account. Finney denied he was the creator of Bitcoin before his death, but many members of the cryptocurrency community genuinely believe he was. Our on-chain analysis says nothing of the sort, but on-chain links and heuristics correlate with 1NChf and block 1,018 addresses and his Hal Finney mined bitcoins. Attached to a transaction.
Joshua Redman contributed to reporting and research for this article.What are your thoughts on the connection between
1NChf and block 1,018 addresses and the ostensible blocks and transactions associated with Hal Finney? Let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments section below.
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