The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance has threatened to remove support for altcoin Bitcoin SV after its creator threatened to sue a member of the Bitcoin community.
Binance CEO: Wright ‘Is Not Satoshi’
In a tweet April 11, Changpeng Zhao joined the growing list of crypto industry figures to side against Craig Wright after he announced he was suing a user of the social media platform, Hodlonaut, for libel.
Hodlonaut, who became well known in his own right this year as the creator of the Lightning Torch Bitcoin transaction relay, deleted his Twitter account when Wright’s threat surfaced.
Since then, Wright has offered a bounty of 70 BSV tokens ($5000) to anyone who can ‘dox’ Hodlonaut, revealing his real identity or other personal information.
The legal challenge immediately spurred some of the best-known names in Bitcoin to action, with Zhao’s pledge the latest in a wave of pushback which has even seen many change their Twitter handles to include the term ‘Hodlonaut.’
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