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Satoshi was Interested in Tron’s Project Atlas says Justin Sun
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The founder and CEO of Tron Foundation, Justin Sun, announced on his social media platform that Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, was interested in Project Atlas.

Justin Sun announced:

“It seems that Satoshi Nakamoto himself was interested in joining our Atlas project since Nov. 03 2008.”

According to a publication of, William Ward, a Litecoin and Tron enthusiast, highlighted that Nakamoto mentioned of BitTorrent in one of his mailing lists. In fact, Nakamoto mentioned that in order to have a monetary value a transferable PoW token, it must be transferred within a large network, quoting as an example BitTorrent.

BitTorrent was recently acquired by Tron Foundation. It has currently over 150 million users which led to Tron declaring itself as one of the “largest decentralized Internet ecosystems in the world.”

BitTorrent is currently a part of Tron’s Project Atlas, which aims at improving the BitTorrent protocol by making it faster and by lengthening the lifespan of BitTorrent swarms. According to the roadmap of the Project, the set-up by the Tron team during the next three months with more details regarding the Project to be announced on August 31, 2018.

According to Justin Sun, Project Atlas is going to enable Tron to surpass Ethereum to become the most influential Blockchain platform worldwide. Tron is also going to improve BitTorrent’s Altruism, creating new possibilities for online content and global payments.

The publication quotes the opinions of some crypto enthusiasts.

Peter Moller Hansen, a Twitterati says:

“It seems like good old Mr. Sun didn’t know that Satoshi had mentioned BitTorrent until now. Otherwise, he would surely have used that as PR. But that doesn’t change the fact that it is pretty cool”

Perogies, a Redditor says:

“Welllll, he mentioned Bittorrent once over 10 years ago.. Not really sure that qualifies but whatever. But hey, maybe that’s what inspired Justin to buy it.”

Adrianlambertz, another Redditor says:

“SCAM!!!! even this idea is stolen…. lol just kidding 😛 🙂 go tron!”

To which JohnPNjui says:

“Ideas are borrowed. Then again, in a global population of 8 Billion, one idea could have been on the mind of several people at one moment in time. Some act upon the ideas…others sleep on them.”