July 27, 2023

Private Presentations Aren't Proof, part 2: Explaining the fake key signing video

As a follow-up to the previous article about Craig Wright's supposed key signings, last year I produced a short proof-of-concept video showing a similar seemingly legitimate key signing with Satoshi's genesis block key. It was fake of course, which most people immediately understood, but it might be informative to go through exactly how it was faked, so as to highlight the kinds of tricks used and what to watch out for when scrutinizing this kind of evidence.