Bitcoin Optech newsletter #144 is here:

- summarizes recent progress on code to activate taproot
- describes the "Introduce deploymentstatus" recent Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #143 is here:

- announces C-Lightning 0.10.0
- announces BTCPay 1.0.7.2
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #142 is here:

- describes a paper and a short discussion about probabilistic path selection for LN
- links to an updated article about payment batching
- lists popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange
- encourages upgrading to BTCPay Server 1.0.7.1

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #141 is here:

- describes a technique for signature delegation under Bitcoin’s existing consensus rules
- summarizes a discussion about taproot’s effect on Bitcoin’s resistance to quantum cryptography
- announces a series of weekly meetings to help activate taproot
- notes recent changes to ecosystem services and client software

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #140 is here:

- describes a discussion about rescuing lost LN funding transactions
- includes summaries of HWI 2.0.0, Rust-Lightning 0.0.13, and BTCPay Server 1.0.7.0 releases
- lists recent notable ecosystem PR merges

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #139 is here:

- summarizes continued discussion about proposed methods for activating taproot
- links to an effort to document existing software building on top of taproot
- summarizes the "Erlay: bandwidth-efficient transaction relay protocol" Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #138 is here:

- describes discussion about a desired replacement for some of the features of the BIP70 payment protocol
- summarizes proposals for a standardized way to exchange fraud proofs for Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs)
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #137 is here:

- describes the results of discussion about choosing activation parameters for a taproot - includes selected questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #136 is here:

- describes development of a new constant-time algorithm for generating and verifying transaction signatures
- mentions proposal to stop processing unsolicited transactions
- summarizes proposed BIP for setting up multisig wallets
- shares insight from a discussion about managing escrows over LN
- links to new discussion about bidirectional upfront LN fees
- mentions new protocol for mitigating risk of malicious hardware wallets

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #135 is here:

- links to the summary of last week’s taproot activation meeting
- announces another scheduled taproot activation meeting for next week
- describes recent progress in discreet log contracts and a new mailing list for discussing them
- "Only support compact blocks with witnesses" Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #134 is here:

- links to a blog post about how a small change to the Script language after taproot activation could enable increased contract flexibility
- includes our regular sections with notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #133 is here:

- announces a meeting to discuss taproot activation mechanisms
- includes a link to a Bitcoin Core usage survey
- lists top questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #132 is here:

- summarizes Bitcoin-Dev mailing list post about payjoin adoption
- discusses post about making hardware wallets compatible with more advanced Bitcoin features
- reviews changes to services and client software

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