Is it possible to use the Lightning Network without Segregated Witness (SegWit)? It can work, but some useful features for privacy and security wouldn’t work.
Note: This video was recorded prior to SegWit activation in August.
This is part of a talk which took place at the ‘Bitcoins in Bali’ meetup on June 27th 2017 at the Hubud co-working space in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/bitcoins-in-bali-meetup/
Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw
The Lightning Network – https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A
Bitcoin, Lightning, and Streaming Money – https://youtu.be/gF_ZQ_eijPs
SegWit, scaling, and consensus – https://youtu.be/Jc7mrR6AAto
Lightning, full nodes, and miners – https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs
How is fungibility tied to privacy? – https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8
Privacy, fungibility, anonymity – https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU
Microfinance and streaming money – https://youtu.be/xs6hUcfuX9w
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