The state of the Bitcoin Lightning Network in 2023

The Lightning Network, a layer-2 payment solution built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, is six years old.  Products, users and the amount of Bitcoin (BTC) sent on the Lightning Network (LN) has sky-rocketed in 2023, despite the price per Bitcoin slipping under $20,000. Source: Twitter/Kerooke The LN has benefited from the integration into the Nostr protocol — […]

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