Block 826675: Important News of the Week

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Block 826675: Important News of the Week

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Releases and updates


  • Bitcoin Optech #285: Past CLN Vulnerability, New Soft Fork Proposals & More
  • Hashrate Index 2023 Bitcoin Mining Year in Review - Report

Mining stats

  • Bitcoin mining difficulty went down to 70.34T this week.
  • The network's hashrate (7-day SMA) is also down and is currently reaching ~502 EH/s. The decline is attributed to a severe cold outbreak in Texas.

Lightning stats

  • Lightning Network's capacity is at 4920 BTC this week, with 160 fewer nodes and 600 fewer channels compared to the previous week.

Nostr stats

  • More than 6000 new users joined Nostr last week, per
  • According to stats, there are over 10000 trusted pubkeys writing nostr events daily. Weekly active real nostr users are at ~25000.