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Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Norwegian government indirectly owns hundreds of Bitcoin’

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Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day.

Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Machiavelli used to say: We’re on the highway to hell, so let’s ride!

We closed the day, September 20 2020, at a price of $10,938. That’s a minor 1.42 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$157.60. It was the lowest closing price in four days.

We’re still 45 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).

Bitcoin‘s market cap ended the day at $202,308,927,892. It now commands 58 percent of the total crypto market.

Yesterday’s volume of $24,699,523,788 was the highest in one day, 7 percent above last year’s average, and 66 percent below last year’s high. That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 396 tons of gold.

A total of 258,953 transactions were conducted yesterday, which is 18 percent below last year’s average and 42 percent below last year’s high.

Yesterday’s average transaction fee concerned $0.52. That’s $3.38 below last year’s high of $3.91.

As of now, there are 17,917 Bitcoin millionaires, or addresses containing more than $1 million worth of Bitcoin.

Furthermore, the top 10 Bitcoin addresses house 4.8 percent of the total supply, the top 100 14.1 percent, and the top 1000 34.9 percent.

With a market capitalization of $203 billion, Pfizer has a market capitalization most similar to that of Bitcoin at the moment.

On November 29 2017 notorious Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee predicted that Bitcoin would reach a price of $1 million by the end of 2020.

He even promised to eat his own dick if it doesn’t. Unfortunately for him it’s 100.0 percent behind being on track. Bitcoin‘s price should have been $611,044 by now, according to

On a yearly basis Bitcoin now uses an estimated 69 terawatt hour of electricity. That’s the equivalent of Colombia’s energy consumption.

Yesterday 26,571 fresh tweets about Bitcoin were sent out into the world. That’s 27.3 percent above last year’s average. The maximum amount of tweets per day last year about Bitcoin was 82,838.

This was yesterday’s most engaged tweet about Bitcoin:

The Norwegian Oil Fund now owns hundreds of #Bitcoin

— Dennis Parker (@Xentagz) September 20, 2020

This was yesterday’s most upvoted Reddit post about Bitcoin:

Bitcoin’s Average Transaction Value Moves Back To 2017 Levels from r/CryptoMarkets


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Published September 21, 2020 — 09:33 UTC

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