| submitted by /u/distoken
Decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have strong advantages over centralized financial systems, primarily because of their ability to function and operate without a single point of failure, which hackers and bad actors can target.
Google Alert – bitcoin
Unlike the bank (or anything we’ve previously known), with the Lightning Network the other party can’t decide not to give you the money they owe you. A blockchain confirmation will always set the record straight. Unlike the bank, the Lightning Network involves zero trust in the other party to give you your funds.