Bisq v1.3.9 is out!
Lots of new items in this release. See selected updates below (or release notes for full rundown).
We acquired 21,454 BTC via 78,388 off-chain transactions, then secured it in cold storage with 18 on-chain transactions. #Bitcoin scales just fine as a store of value.
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #115 is here:
- recommends checking for nodes vulnerable to the InvDoS attack
- describes the InvDoS attack
- summarizes "Stealing onchain fees from LN HTLC" attack
- links to announcement of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance
I sat down with @joerogan to talk about all the things that can and cannot be said -- and who decides them. From mass surveillance and my new book, Permanent Record, to deplatforming, police violence, and pardon, there's a lot here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rl82OQDoOc
"[...] it successfully opened 106 channels in a single transaction." https://blockstream.info/testnet/nojs/tx/cde8bedfec5e683298bb67116f0f33a4d6384b7947a889b226301bf28bab035c
Channel opening cost reduced to 30%: 20,738 / 106 = 195 weight units instead of about 611. Also allows quickly opening many channels without reaching mempool limits. https://twitter.com/Blockstream/status/1305966599619465221
Announcing the newest Faraday feature: Accounting for LND!
Node operators and businesses can now create accounting reports for their #bitcoin and Lightning transactions to keep track of their sats. 🔎
Start tracking sats with Faraday today:
I am #ACIOH :
Break it now with:
* no KYC
* no address reuse
* your own node
* coin control and labeling
* sweeping transactions
* Submarine Swaps ⚡️<->⛓️
For some added context.
One of the great features of Electrum Wallet is you can connect your hardware wallet to it. However, to use Electrum Wallet with your own node, you need to install and configure some kind of Electrum Server with it.
Specter Desktop bypasses this. https://twitter.com/_k3tan/status/1302757652817039360
THIS IS NOT A DRILL, SCHNORR HAS BEEN MERGED INTO LIBSECP256K1
Among other changes, this update brings the "Automated BIP39 recovery" by @lukechilds (who also made this demo video). Great work! 🎉 https://twitter.com/ElectrumWallet/status/1304460931024531456
I just published 'Creating a buy offer on @hodlhodl'.
Since the launch of http://nokyconly.com last week there has been a lot of chatter about P2P premiums. In this article I walk you through the steps to create your own buy offer, on your own terms.
Since the Order Book and the coinjoin coordination of #JoinMarket is decentralized you can run it yourself manually:
or from the #JoininBox menu.
Can also check this Hidden Service in the Tor Browser:
The http://joinmarket.me website will be …
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