The cryptocurrency community got riled up recently over Craig Wright’s U.S. copyright registration of the Bitcoin whitepaper and some of the code from the early software. However, on May 24 the U.S. Copyright Office saw a Bitcoin whitepaper registration by a man named Wei Liu, bringing another legal challenger to Wright’s claim of ownership over the seminal paper.
**This post was edited at 2:20 p.m. EST. It contains additional commentary from Wei Liu. Liu was a former executive at the bitcoin mining operation F2pool.