As the Lightning Network continues to mature it will actually become more difficult to track the growth of the network. Detractors will claim that LN is stalling / failing, but it will actually be delivering privacy at scale.

As the Lightning Network continues to mature it will actually become more difficult to track the growth of the network. Detractors will claim that LN is stalling / failing, but it will actually be delivering privacy at scale. submitted by /u/Bitcoin_21
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At the moment, 37.7% of bitcoin transaction are segwit and they are only paying 14% of total fees. Switch to a segwit enabled wallet now and help the network scale while paying less for transactions.

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“According to Decker, each channel can process about 500 tx per second. With thousands of channels being utilized at once, #Bitcoin could theoretically scale beyond not only any other #cryptocurrency but any other payment method, including VISA.”

“According to Decker, each channel can process about 500 tx per second. With thousands of channels being utilized at once, #Bitcoin could theoretically scale beyond not only any other #cryptocurrency but any other payment method, including VISA.” submitted by /u/Bitcoin_21
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Microsoft: “Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions… we’re collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop ‘BTC’ blockchain to achieve global scale”

Microsoft: "Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions... we're collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop 'BTC' blockchain to achieve global scale" submitted by /u/antonesamy
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“Bitcoin itself cannot scale to have every single financial transaction in the world be broadcast to everyone and included in the block chain. There needs to be a secondary level of payment systems which is lighter weight and more efficient.” -Hal Finney, Dec 2010

R.I.P. my Satoshi Nakamoto.

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