A Deep Dive Into Lightning as a Bitcoin Scaling Solution

The Lightning Network is often cited as a potential solution for the Bitcoin scaling problem - this report provides a summary of Lightning, outlines the metrics that can give insight and dives into potential vulnerabilities which might hinder broader adoption. The report culminates in providing the thoughts of multiple Lightning developers on what needs to happen to best push Lightning adoption in the future.

AccessTimeIconSep 13, 2021 at 7:39 p.m. UTC
Updated Dec 8, 2022 at 5:57 p.m. UTC


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