New on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network: LND Adds Accounting Feature, c-lightning Gets an Upgrade

While so-called “DeFi degens” are busy bidding up the price of food-themed tokens, on the other end of crypto’s DeFi spectrum two teams working on the most popular implementations of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network have been busy pushing out new features.  This week, both Lightning Labs, which maintains the Lightning Network Daemon (LND) implementation of the Lightning […]

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‘Rat Poison Squared on Steroids’: What’s New in Bitcoin’s Latest Lightning Release

All eyes are on bitcoin‘s bullish price at the moment. Behind the scenes, however, developers are tinkering to build the infrastructure that many hope could make the Bitcoin system more accessible to more people. Last week, Bitcoin tech startup Blockstream released its latest major version of c-lightning, its implementation of the Lightning Network. The release […]

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To Beat Online Censorship, We Need Anonymous Payments

Richard Myers is an decentralized applications engineer at GoTenna and Global Mesh Labs. Online censorship and surveillance will persist as long as local fiat currencies are the only way to pay for telecommunication services. The risk of internet censorship and surveillance is a growing concern in many parts of the world. NetBlocks, a digital rights […]

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