SigHash, Fee Bumping, Schnorr & Faketoshi ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #23

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter provides a reminder about potential feerate increases, summarizes suggested improvements to sighash flags to accompany BIP118 SIGHASH_NOINPUT_UNSAFE, and briefly describes

Wumbo, AMP, Duplex Channels & Splicing ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #22

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s “wumbo-sized” newsletter provides a note about Bitcoin hash rate related to forks on other coins, summarizes several accepted goals for the

Bitcoin Talk Show #LIVE (Jan.15, 2019) – Lightning Multi Signature

Join the conversation and call in on hangouts! This thesis explains how multi sig is used on the first layer block chain; how lightning network payment channel use 2-of-2 time locked multi sig; suggests how m-of-n+1 multi sig payment channel can be constructed, updated and closed; estimates weather such a multi

Unboxing and Setting up the Nodl!

Don't let others represent you, make your own rules and verify them yourself. Use the Lightning network trustlessly on top of your own Bitcoin full node. Support the Bitcoin network and add to its resiliency. The nodl is a raspberry pi on steroids, running a Rock64 board, 4GB RAM and a 500GB SSD.

The Bitcoin Group #190 – Crypto Plummets – Great Blockchain? – Yellow Vests – Russia vs. $$$

Donate Bitcoin: 3NqhJSAikoFiYmZm3ACGzdw9Lr86ZiLT7K Join our New Patreon: Subscribe to the WCN Audio Podcast on Itunes: Featuring… Tone Vays () Max Hillebrand () and Thomas Hunt () THIS WEEK: Dovish Fed Minutes Didn't Save Crypto - Market Lost $11 Billion in 5 Hours China's Internet Censor to Start Regulating Blockchain Firms Next Month - CoinDesk The World Crypto Network

Lightning Liquidity, Bitrefill & Zap ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #21

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter summarizes a few discussions on the Lightning-Dev mailing list, suggests an opportunity to develop a new tool some users would

Today in Bitcoin (Jan 6, 2019) Bitcoin Breaks $4,000 – Useless Blockchains? – Proof of Keys Recap

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Bech32, SegWit, LightningNetwork Payments ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #20

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter contains a security notice about the C implementation of bech32 address decoding, an analysis of a temporary reduction in the

Overt ASIC Boost, Lightning HackDay NYC & Input Ordering ~ Bitcoin op Tech #19

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter suggests an update for C-Lightning users, describes a discussion about BIP69 deterministic input/output ordering on the mailing list, notes public

Unencrypted RPC & Multiparty ECDSA ~ Bitcoin op Tech #18

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter contains a warning about communicating with Bitcoin nodes using RPC over unencrypted connections, links to two new papers about creating

Lightning Splicing, Edge Dev++ & CoreDev.tech ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #17

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter briefly describes a proposal for splicing Lightning Network payment channels, links to videos and transcripts of talks from the Edge

Scaling Bitcoin, MultiSig, Forward Blocks & Schnorr ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #16

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter consists entirely of summaries of several notable talks presented at the Scaling Bitcoin workshop last weekend, since there was very

The Inflation Bug Backport & Python ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #15

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter includes a notice of Bitcoin Core 0.17’s impending release, links to the backport releases of Bitcoin Core 0.15 and 0.14

ZeroLink ~ The Bitcoin Fungibility Framework

While fungibility is an essential property of good money, Bitcoin has its limitations in this area. Numerous fungibility improvements have been proposed; however none of them have addressed the privacy issues in full. ZeroLink is first to offer protections against all the different ways a user's privacy can be breached.

The CVE Inflation Bug ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #14

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter includes action items and news related to last week’s security release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 and Bitcoin Core 0.17RC4, popular

DoS + Inflation Bug & Message Signing, Bitcoin Op Tech #13

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter includes action items related to the security release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 and Bitcoin Core 0.17RC4, the newly-proposed BIP322, and

Network Encryption & W3C Web Compatibility ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #12

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter references a discussion about BIP151 encryption for the peer-to-peer network protocol, provides an update on compatibility between Bitcoin and the

Resetting Testnet, SigHash & Dashboard ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #11

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. This week’s newsletter includes a reminder to please help test the release candidate for Bitcoin Core’s next version, information about the development of

How to Send bitcoin with Wasabi Wallet

Wasabi is an open-source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet, that implements trustless coin shuffling with mathematically provable anonymity: Chaumian CoinJoin, it is the first of its kind. However, "anonymity loves company", the more users there are, the better your privacy, and the faster the CoinJoin rounds will be. Whether you