Video: Bitcoin Sign Guy Tells All About Infamous Janet Yellen Photobomb

The man behind the sign steps into the light to talk about bitcoin's philosophy, its future and just what he was doing in D.C. that day.

Jan 1, 2018 at 2:40 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 7:19 a.m. UTC

This is an entry in CoinDesk's Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 series.


He might never spend a summer in D.C. again, but he made this one count.

In an exclusive video interview, CoinDesk recaps the July day when an anonymous bitcoiner scratched his manifesto on a legal pad, stuck his finger in the eye of the powers that be and went from man to meme.

Why was he there? What were his motives?

Read our feature article and hear from our Most Influential person in his own words below:

Video by Ali Powell at 40 Thieves Films.

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