Sidechain

Blockstream paper [1]

Segwit

Segwit splits the bitcoin blockchain into blockchain data, and sidechain data. The sidechain holds all the signatures fromthe block. There is no direct incentive for miners to hold the sidechain.

Potential downsides [2]

Now there are 3 types of bitcoin addresses [3]

Base32 instead of base58 legacy [4] so in theory might be easier to brute force the public key.

Benefits and downsides [5]

Centralized projects

Sango sidechain central african republic [6]

Blockstream's Liquid sidechain hosting el salvador bonds [7]

Other pages that link to Sidechain:

Attachments to Sidechain:

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