Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Copyright Claim Rejected by UK Court
• The United Kingdom court ruled against Craig Wright in his copyright claim over Bitcoin’s code.
• This follows similar rulings from Norway and the United Kingdom, indicating that Bitcoin is open-source and not limited access.
• This is a victory for open-source developers and the Bitcoin community.
Court Rules Against Craig Wright
A United Kingdom court has ruled against Craig Wright in his copyright claim of Bitcoin’s code, citing a lack of fixation as evidence.
This ruling follows similar decisions from Norway and the United Kingdom, both of which have sided against Wright in cases involving Hodlonaut and Peter McCormack respectively.
Fear Among Developers
Attacks by Craig Wright have caused hesitancy and fear among Bitcoin developers, who often face expensive litigation as a result of these lawsuits. Funds have been put together to support those affected by these issues.
Open Source Nature
Reaffirming the idea that Bitcoin is an open-source code with no limited access sets important precedent for developers everywhere. It also serves as a reminder of its inherent nature, allowing anyone to contribute to its development without fear of legal repercussions.
Victory for Community
This ruling is seen as a victory for open-source developers and the wider Bitcoin community alike.