Replacing the BTC Address System! Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #166

Issue #166 - December 9, 2019

A new account system to replace addresses, OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY and testing steel backups. A review of all the BTC innovations happening and Bitfinex/Bitrefill make waves with Lightning adoption.
Bitcoin:
A new account/addressing system proposal based on block number and transaction ordinal. OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY has its own website! Why you should run a full node in succinct terms. Pitfalls of multisig. A look at all the innovation going on in Bitcoin. Jameson Lopp physically tests a bunch of physical backup solutions.

Easypaysy
UTXOs.org
Why you should run a full node
Security considerations for multisig
Innovation in Bitcoin
Metal Bitcoin Seed Stress Test III

Lightning: 
Bitfinex becomes the first exchange to accept and pay out on the Lightning Network. You can use this bridge to buy gift cards on Bitrefill.

Bitfinex announcement
Bitrefill announcement

Other:
Kraken shows how to domain hijack. DeFi and PoS really shouldn't go together.

Kraken Security Blog
DeFi compromises PoS security

Off Chain and Programming Blockchain:
Some videos this week. Sign up for Programming Blockchain Las Vegas Feb. 20-21, 2020! My books are available in print on Amazon! Little Bitcoin Book is available on Audible!

Killing the Dreams of Sh*itcoiners
Bitcoin Brief
Tech Talk Q&A
PB Las Vegas
The Little Bitcoin Book is available on Amazon
Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon
The Little Bitcoin Book on Audible

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