Institutio Theologiae Elencticae

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Today’s talk

Privacy on Lightning

Lightning channels

Lightning invoices

Lightning payments

  • Onion routing hides the full path from routing nodes
  • Each node can only see the previous and next hop.
  • Only the ultimate destination knows it is the ultimate destination.
  • The ultimate destination only knows the incoming channel.
  • Only the sender knows the full path.

Onchain analysis

  • Segwit channels are easy to identify when they are closed cooperatively or uniltarerally
  • As of now, a node’s onchain balance can probably be easily calculated after the fact
  • Unannounced channels can eventually be identified as their outputs are mixed with inputs from public channels





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