Newsweek in a March 2014 identified Dorian Nakamoto, whose birth name is Satoshi Nakamoto, as the creator of the Bitcoin. Newsweek claimed several similarities between Satoshi Nakamoto and Dorian Nakamoto. For example, both supposedly held libertarian leanings and a Japanese connection.
Dorian Nakamoto later denied the quote and claimed that he had misunderstood the question. He told the Associated Press, "I got nothing to do with it."