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Recent newsletters and blog posts
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.
This week’s newsletter links to a website that tracks miner support for taproot activation, announces a new organization funding Bitcoin research and development, and includes our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, announcements of releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
This week’s newsletter contains a warning about backdoored VM images. Also included are our regular sections with summaries of notable improvements to clients and services, announcements of releases and release candidates, and changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.