As the crypto-community decides whether Bitcoin (BTC) was born – or just originated – 12 years ago, the fact remains: October 31, 2008 is still one of the most important dates in modern human history. Exactly 12 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto published what some call the “New Bible” – Bitcoin White Paper. Designed as a brand new “peer-to-peer for electronic money” release, the creation of Bitcoin is seen by many as a response to the global financial crisis.

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The Cointelegraph Video Team spoke with Adam Buck, Blockstream co-founder and CEO, about the birth of Bitcoin. Check out the video here:

While Bitcoin has recently become more attractive than Jesus and sex, at least among Reddit users, let’s not forget that this is just Bitcoin’s twelfth anniversary, and that there are still many major developments and challenges ahead, albeit in reality. Epic stories We can only hope to find out how this story will end and who will be the winner.

Cointelegraph reaches out to friends and Bitcoin supporters to send their birthday wishes to Big BTC.

Alex Wilson, co-founder of The Giving Block:

“I hope Bitcoin will give financial freedom to billions of people around the world after her birthday.”
Munib Ali, CEO and co-founder of Blockstack PBC:

“My wish to celebrate BTC’s 12th anniversary is that it will enter a new chapter for BTC when it begins the transition from passive (storage of value) capital to active capital for use as collateral in financial products. I think this is the next logical step on Bitcoin’s path to becoming a currency. Backup. ”
Michael Turpin, founder of Transform Group and BitAngels:

“ The twelfth anniversary of the Bitcoin White Paper, which took almost two years to reach the point where anyone could buy ten thousand Bitcoin pizzas, is a sharp example of Bill Gates’ slogan that people overestimate what they can do in one year. . “But they underestimated what could be done in a decade. Today, with Bitcoin exceeding its market value of $ 260 billion, we have more market reaffirmation of the Satoshi model and a global longing for fair and self-sufficient mechanisms to create and manage wealth. . ”
Jimmy Song, Blockchain Programming Instructor:

“Reliable network, anti-crushing community and high cost”
Alejandro de la Torre, Vice President of Poolin, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Mining Pool:

“I want continued success with Bitcoin in execution and many more years of a healthy global network that depends on kind and caring miners.”
Effie Bellareno, Fintech and Blockchain Consultant:

“I want the European Commission, Switzerland or the United States to decide to accept the Bitcoin blockchain under the new constitutional right of all citizens who have a decentralized blockchain wallet on their blockchain with their knowledge of this wallet. This wallet will also be used by each country when it decides to adopt a UBI scheme. ”
Scott Melker, merchant, investor and podcast host The Wolf Of All Streets:

$ 20,000
Taylor Pearson, entrepreneur and author of the work:

Let the resistance to censorship increase to meet you. Let the hash power always be yours. Let the BIP-32 groove keep the blocks warm; The drawings fall gently for your safety, and let Satoshi hold you in the palm of your hand until we meet again. ”
Jonathan Richenthal, CEO, Human Future:

“Bitcoin is only 12 years old. This is young. It still has a lot to learn and has time to grow. For another 10 to 15 years, depending on wisdom and maturity, BTC and its brothers, sisters and grandchildren can become a strength. to count on the global financial system. I wish BTC good luck. And prosperity in the future. ”
Sandra Rowe, CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council:

“Bitcoin’s 12th Anniversary! I hope everyone who does not have (or has limited access to) traditional financial investments will be able to acquire Satoshi today. Bitcoin for the masses! “

Source: CoinTelegraph