How do Submarine Swaps work?

Submarine Swaps is a novel way of bridging the gap between the Lightning Network and onchain Bitcoin blockchain funds. The scenario is as follows: Alice and Bob has a Lightning Network channel. All the money is on Alice’s side, and …

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Lightning 101 For Exchanges: Regulation Part 2

This is the third post in our Lightning 101 For Exchanges series. In this post we explain why crypto exchanges can feel confident in adopting Lightning for their business operations while complying with regulatory requirements. For purposes of this analysis we will …

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Lightning 101 For Exchanges: Regulation Part 1

This is the second post in our Lightning 101 For Exchanges series. In this post we explain why we believe crypto exchanges can feel secure in adopting Lightning for their business operations. For purposes of this analysis we will be focused only …

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Lightning 101 For Exchanges: Overview

There are approximately 240 cryptocurrency exchanges in the world with some exchanges clearing hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions on a daily basis and others only trading in the thousands of dollars per day. On any given month, some exchanges might …

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Lightning 101: Challenges & Limitations

This is the ninth and final installment of our Lightning 101 series. To see previous installments click any of the links below: What is the Lightning Network What is a Lightning Node What is a Lightning Invoice What are Lightning …

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Lightning Network 101: Privacy

This is the eighth installment in our Lightning 101 series. Here’s a list of previous pieces: What is the Lightning Network What is a Lightning Node What is a Lightning Invoice What are Lightning Channels What is Lightning Routing Lightning …

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Lightning 101: Why Lightning Network Is Secure?

This is the seventh installment in our Lightning 101 series. To see previous installments click any of the links below What is the Lightning Network What is a Lightning Node What is a Lightning Invoice What are Lightning Channels What …

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Lightning 101: Lightning Network Fees

This is the fifth installment in our Lightning 101 series. To see previous installments click any of the links below What is the Lightning Network What is a Lightning Node What is a Lightning Invoice What are Lightning Channels What …

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