11 Years Ago Today, Satoshi Disappeared

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Eleven years ago, on Dec. 13, 2010, Satoshi Nakamoto posted on the BitcoinTalk forum for the last time. He would pop up in emails here and there for a few more months, but for the majority of the Bitcoin community, he was gone. In today’s episode, NLW explores how the Bitcoin community was changing, and how the legacy of that period remains with us today.

Read more about the transition to the post-Satoshi era from Pete Rizzo on Bitcoin Magazine: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/technical/what-happened-when-bitcoin-creator-satoshi-nakamoto-disappeared

See also: Bitcoin Touches New Milestone With 90% of Total Supply Mined

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: Janos Kummer/Getty Images News, modified by CoinDesk.