Drone and control room video captures the destruction of Arecibo Observatory
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Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #126
This week’s newsletter describes a proposal for using fidelity bonds on LN to prevent denial of service attacks, summarizes a PR to address a fee siphoning attack that could affect LN channels using anchor outputs, and links to a proposed specification for miniscript. Also included are our regular sections with releases, release candidates, and recent code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
And here is the November issue. Enjoy!
In software development, you often have a choice between taking complexity onto yourself (more work for you, less for others), or shrugging and rolling it downhill (less work for you, lots of work multiplied for everyone else). Too often I think the incentives are aligned more with the latter than the former, e.g. in unpaid OSS.
"France bans citizens from filming and identifying violent police officers"
That's fucked up
Is there any other example of a thing which has properties similar to BTC testnet coins? Namely: they’re useful because they’re worthless, if they were worth something, they’d be useless? #bitcoin
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #124 is here:
- contains a warning about backdoored VM images
- summarizes notable improvements to clients and services
- announcement of C-Lightning 0.9.2rc1
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software
This needs retweeting because it hasn't been seen enough. The recent tweet-thread talking about how just ~10% of hashpower can censor txes IS TOTALLY WRONG because it has flawed assumptions. https://twitter.com/murchandamus/status/1327251998828277760
#Guix is now in #Debian experimental! 🎉
"These machines are the first general purpose computers ever where you have to make an exclusive choice: you can have a fast and efficient machine, or you can have a private one... Short of using an external network filtering device like a travel/vpn router that you can totally control, there will be no way to boot any OS on the new Apple Silicon macs that won’t phone home, and you can’t modify the OS to prevent this."
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #123 is here:
- shares the announcement of a marketplace for incoming LN channels
- summarizes the 'Add MuHash3072 implementation' Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting
- notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software
New chaincode podcast out, with Murch.
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