Breaking Barriers: The Bitcoin White Paper Translated into 43 Languages
The dissemination of the Bitcoin white paper, authored by the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, has been a collaborative effort among community members to make the document more widely available.
As of April 10, the whitepaper has been translated into 43 languages, including Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, French, German, Bahasa Indonesian, Basque, and Swedish.
Furthermore, the whitepaper is also available in braille to accommodate individuals with visual impairments. These initiatives have contributed significantly to making the document’s content more accessible and understandable to a global audience.
The translation of the whitepaper has played a vital role in lowering the barriers to entry for Bitcoin and allowing millions of individuals worldwide to better understand its technology.
By removing the language barrier, people can connect with the topic and better understand how Bitcoin functions.
Bitcoin.org’s GitHub page is open to anyone interested in translating the whitepaper. This open approach enables anyone from any part of the world to contribute to disseminating knowledge about Bitcoin, making it more accessible to people of various cultures and languages.
Recently, it was revealed that the Bitcoin white paper was embedded deep within Apple’s system files on macOS Catalina or later.
Notably, the self-proclaimed Satoshi, Dr. Craig Wright, accused Apple of violating copyright laws by including the Bitcoin white paper on MacBooks. Wright is known for his controversial stance on asserting intellectual property rights over Bitcoin and its underlying technology.