This week’s newsletter describes continued discussion about optionally allowing nodes to enable full RBF, relays a request for feedback on a design element of the BIP324 version 2 encrypted transport protocol, summarizes a proposal for reliably attributing LN failures and delays to particular nodes, and links to a discussion about an alternative to using anchor outputs for modern LN HTLCs. Also included are our regular sections with the announcements of new software releases and release candidates—including a security critical update for LND—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.