On the third day of Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA) v. Craig Wright, the defendant offered a doc referring to Bitcoin Money (BCH) courting again to 2008.
Bitcoin Cash was created virtually a decade after the 2008 doc was allegedly written, with BCH coming to the forefront in 2017. In contrast to yesterday, when COPA claimed seen forgery in Wright’s Bitcoin origin doc titled “Nakamoto is the Japanese Adam Smith”, this doc’s metadata additionally goes again to 2008, with no potential proof of forgery.
Wright additionally offered a doc courting again to 2005, which included a number of passages from the unique Bitcoin whitepaper. Nevertheless, the doc’s metadata was tampered with, which he claimed to have carried out deliberately for academic functions.
The defendant additionally accused his former lawyers of getting employed ‘flawed specialists’, which made his case troublesome within the earlier proceedings. The trial is ready to final for a number of weeks.
The authorized battle started in 2016 after Wright, an Australian pc scientist, claimed to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto and sought rights to Bitcoin’s mental property. In response, COPA sued Wright, aiming for a declaration that the Bitcoin whitepaper is public area and never topic to particular person copyright claims, together with over the Bitcoin identify.