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Lightning Network Over 2200 BTC

​The Lightning Network, a Layer 2 protocol for scaling the Bitcoin network with fast, cheap, and private transactions, now holds over 2,200 BTC in its channels. The scaling solution proposed in 2015 by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja has more than doubled its bitcoin capacity in one year, currently with over 65,000 open channels.

A one-year window of the state of the Lightning Network by Bitmex Research.


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