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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #235

    This week’s newsletter summarizes an analysis comparing proposals for ephemeral anchors to SIGHASH_GROUP and relays a request for researchers to investigate how to create proof that an LN async payment was accepted. Also included are our regular sections with summaries of popular questions and answers on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #234

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal for new vault-specific opcodes and includes our regular sections with summaries of interesting updates to clients and services, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #233

    This week’s newsletter describes an idea for allowing offline LN nodes to receive funds onchain that they’ll later be able to use offchain without extra delay. Also included are our regular sections with summaries of new software releases and release candidates, plus descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

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