micropayments

This is the technology that searches for private micropayments in Bitcoin

Privacy is a premise within the Bitcoin ecosystem and the second layers are not isolated from this. A privacy system is currently being developed that aims to make payments with bitcoin (BTC) privately through the Lightning network. Under the name of Private Lightning Network (PLN), programmers Tony Ronning and Paul Miller are working on this …

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This will be Twilight, a network of private micropayments in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Bitcoin and Ethereum transaction flow with Twilight

A team of developers designed a concept that could compete with Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. In principle, it has the same functions, since it is about payment channels executed in a P2P network (from user to user). However, the programmers of this project assure that it is a more private second layer network. Through a publication …

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Software changes for Bitcoin micropayments: new name and new tools

Software changes for Bitcoin micropayments: new name and new tools

Key facts: Core Lightning already offers experimental use of some of its enhancements. They will apply atomic swaps for the balance of payment channels in the Lightning network. C-lightning, the Bitcoin Lightning Network (LN) implementation developed by Blockstream, is now called Core Lightning. Its developers also revealed some of the tools they are working on …

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Bitcoin micropayments simplified with new version of the LND client

Bitcoin micropayments simplified with new version of the LND client

Key facts: The new version of LND integrates optimizations on BTC sending times. In addition to reusable invoices, LND adds support for future Taproot implementations. Lightning Network Daemon (LND), the main client of nodes within the Lightning Network, the Bitcoin micropayment network, has launched its latest version with one of the most anticipated improvements in …

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