Bitcoin’s Second Layer Blockchain Tech, the Lightning Network, Not Ready for Mainstream Use Yet

The idea behind the Bitcoin Lightning Network might’ve sounded something like this: we really don’t need to keep a record of every single transaction on the blockchain. Instead, the Lightning Network adds another layer to Bitcoin’s blockchain and enables users to create payment channels between any two parties on that extra layer. These channels can … Continue reading Bitcoin’s Second Layer Blockchain Tech, the Lightning Network, Not Ready for Mainstream Use Yet