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Author Topic: [2016-05-11] Does the Lightning Network Threaten BTCs Censorship Resistance?  (Read 141 times)
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May 11, 2016, 09:49:39 AM
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oes the Lightning Network Threaten Bitcoin’s Censorship Resistance?

The Lightning Network may well be Bitcoin’s primary solution to the issue of scalability, but many skeptics believe there are unresolved issues with this layer-2 system for the blockchain. The possibility of too much centralization via so-called “supernodes” is one of the common criticisms of the Lightning Network, and attached to that is the fear of these new, mostly -centralized payment hubs having the capacity to censor transactions.

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/does-the-lightning-network-threaten-bitcoin-s-censorship-resistance-1462904079

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