Latest Lightning Network News

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Business 6 September 2022

BTC fee model is all wrong

BTC's fee model largely favors miners and runs counter to its original design of a peer-to-peer cash system that provides convenience and reliability among users.

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Tech 26 August 2022

More on L2 solutions

Layer 2 solutions are not useless in principle, and Rollups themselves can be useful, when used with a blockchain capable of serving as a scalable global base layer.

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Editorial 22 August 2022

Lightning Network requiem

A paper by researchers at the University of Illinois revealed two major attack vulnerabilities in the Lightning Network system, which could be used to lock users from their money or steal funds.

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Tech 12 April 2022

Taro and Taproot—just empty carbs

A recently published article by an anonymous author is seemingly aimed to promote the new "scaling solution" proposal on the Lightning network BTC.

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Tech 5 April 2022

Attempts to scaling Ethereum in 3 different ways

In this article, Jerry Chan explores each of the three strategies in scaling Ethereum and why none will achieve the intended goal, as none addressed the lack of scalability of the layer 1 blockchain.

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Business 9 March 2022

Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright on scaling blockchains

Dr. Craig Wright recently wrote an article titled “Defining Scaling,” in which he shows that attempts of scaling Bitcoin by implementing side networks are futile and have sinister motives.

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