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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #73

    This week’s newsletter announces a new minor version release of LND, notes downtime on the development mailing lists, describes some recent updates to Bitcoin services and clients, and summarizes recent changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #72

    This week’s newsletter announces a security disclosure affecting some older releases of Bitcoin Core, describes new developments related to taproot, mentions a potential privacy leak related to the LN payment data format, and describes two proposed changes to the LN specification that are under discussion. Also included is our regular section describing notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • New Website Feature: Topics Index

    Announcement of a new index of topics frequently mentioned on the Optech website with an initial set of 40 topics and a plan to expand that over the next year to 100 topics.

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