First of all, I agree that Satoshi remaining anonymous and eventually signing off on the project is a strong point of Bitcoin. No one knows and needs to know who the founder is. The project is now extremely open source and maintained through public development. And the media doesn’t really have one person to target and criticize.
But on the 11th anniversary of his famous last message, everyone seems to be over emphasizing the point that he decided to just leave and passed the baton on, so to speak.
But the next largest crypto has its co-founder, a public figure that has voiced his opinion about ETH, crypto in general and other topics as well.
But even Vitalik admits that the amount of control he has over the direction of Ethereum’s development has reduced a lot since the days of him founding it. He recently responded in an interview saying that the control over Ethereum halves every six months.
So we sort of have both sides of the coin really at the pinnacle of the crypto market. One whose founder was anonymous and bid adieu while another has its founder known and still contributing. Yet both these projects have reached sufficiently high levels of decentralization and open source development.
Just some food for thought.