Softchains achieve what was once thought impossible: trustless two-way pegged sidechains for Bitcoin.

The downside is having to validate ~100MB per chain per year, but you can offset that burden with a block size decrease.

Consensus risks are perhaps the biggest danger, though it would require a one-year reorg.

@waxwing Are you aware that your S6 blog post is offline?

This week we talked to @waxwing about Bitcoin privacy and SNICKER, a non-interactive two-party variant of coinjoin. We also discussed:

- Joinmarket
- Payjoin / p2ep
- Wasabi & Samourai Wallet
- Confidential Transactions
- Zcash & Monero

Be sure to check it out!

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