Chainalysis to Launch Lightning Network Support

Chainalysis announced today that they are going to lauch support for Lightning Network transaction monitoring. This new feature would be integrated into KYT (Know Your Transaction), one of the main products of Chainalysis that supposedly helps businesses and services stay in line with regulation by providing them with transaction monitoring and traceability tools. In its blog post, the company didn’t detail how they plan on monitoring transactions on the Lightning Network....

December 10, 2021 · 3 min · Fanis Michalakis

Bitwage Announces First Salary Paid Through Lightning

Bitwage announced today that it conducted the first ever salary payment over the Lightning Network. We're thrilled to announce that we have successfully conducted the world's first salary payment through Lightning! Our recipients were @bernard_parah and @alexcrognale. Special thanks to everyone who helped make this happen: @walletofsatoshi, @voltage_cloud, and @acinq_co. — Bitwage (@Bitwage) December 6, 2021 I personnaly found the news quite interesting, because the idea of getting paid, not only in Bitcoin, but also on the Lightning Network, opens for some intriguing considerations....

December 7, 2021 · 4 min · Fanis Michalakis
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What Are Turbo Channels

Turbo channels have been around since at least 2 years now, but they remain quite largely misunderstood among the community. Information about them are available but a bit scattered. The purpose of this post is to bring them together and provide a comprehensive view on this subject. 0-conf channels Turbo channels are basically 0-confirmation channels, which means the channel can be used before the channel opening transaction get mined in a Bitcoin block....

December 4, 2021 · 7 min · Fanis Michalakis