—SATOSHI NAKAMOTO: ”Great work. Now the world can see for itself that Vanderpoole is a fraud. Even if some don’t believe it yet, they will before our work is done.” – Satoshi Nakamoto

—You pause for a moment and realize that every message up to this point has been signed “Satoshi Nakamoto.” You had just assumed that this was just a pseudonymous moniker used by someone who adheres to bitcoin’s core principles. Surely, they couldn’t be the real Satoshi Nakamoto. But, you finally decide, it’s worth asking.

—”This might make me sound stupid, but are you the real Satoshi?”

—HOLOCAT: “Hardly the only thing that’s made you sound stupid until now.”