- This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposal to allow casual LN users stay offline for up to several months at a time and describes a document about allowing transaction information servers to host unused wallet addresses. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club, announcements of new software releases and release candidates (including a critical LND fix), and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
No two users can claim the same addresses on the platform ensuring that there is no cross-attestation. Additionally, if a user removes an address or wallet, that address cannot be re-attested for at least 60-days.
Block (formerly Square) will be manufacturing their upcoming hardware wallet in Austin, Texas. This post highlights the process they took when making this decision.
No one other than the intended recipient can read transmitted messages, not even Threema as the service operator. It’s not required to provide any personal data whatsoever: If so desired, Threema can be used completely anonymously, i.e., without disclosing one’s phone number or email address.