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TLS89: Ben Carman on Lightning Network Privacy, Building Mutiny, and Browser-Based Lightning Wallets
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TLS89: Ben Carman on Lightning Network Privacy, Building Mutiny, and Browser-Based Lightning Wallets

Dec 30 2022 • 1hr 14m

Show Notes

Ben Carman is a Lightning privacy researcher, working on a handful of Lightning projects including Mutiny Wallet, The Bitcoin Company, and Vortex.
We talked about the state of Lightning Network privacy, the challenge of improving one’s privacy, and the work Ben is doing to bring Lightning wallets directly to your browser with Mutiny.
→ Mutiny Wallet: https://mutinywallet.com/
→ Lightning Privacy Research: https://lightningprivacy.com/
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Timestamps
00:00 - Intro
02:24 - Ben Carman Intro
04:45 - Why Ben Loves Open Source Software
07:17 - Bitcoin’s Privacy Arms Race
13:06 - The Cypherpunk Manifesto & Lightning
21:16 - Do People Understand The Importance of Privacy?
28:45 - Lightning Privacy Report
36:14 - How Channel CoinJoins Can Improve Privacy
43:58 - How Many People Use CoinJoins Today?
46:15 - Blinded Paths & Trampoline Routing
55:17 - Mutiny Wallet
1:02:38 - Why Builders Are Migrating To The Web
1:09:36 - The Lightning Round
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@castillo_btc
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Dec 31 2022
great show and glad we got Ben on team Bitcoin🔥
@mikep
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Feb 16 2023
awesome episode! just found the show, will be coming back.
@vake
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Dec 30 2022
my third favorite bitcoin ben
@odium
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Jan 2 2023
As always, excellent questions and high quality content from @kr. Happy New Year!
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@siggy47
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Great show and great podcast. Im just beginning to listen to your old shows and Im learning a lot