1.11 BTC Grant: Design a Privacy Focused Lightning Network Wallet
1 BTC will be distributed during Wasabi Wallet’s Lightning Network Privacy Research Grant. We’re looking for researchers and teams of researchers to design the best possible privacy focused Lightning Network light client. One may apply with a team or individually.
Podcast Review: The Privacy Guarantees of the Lightning Network
"Lightning is the one and only scalable solution for Bitcoin, which is non-custodial. So this is a super important property. So we want to scale Bitcoin in a non-custodial way, but also even maybe even more importantly at the end of the day, we want to preserve privacy.
Sending PSBT Transactions with Wasabi Wallet
Wasabi is one of the desktop Bitcoin wallets that work with every PSBT hardware wallet. Not only that, but thanks to the Tor routing and trustless onboarding, it’s also the most private desktop wallet for your Bitcoin transaction signing device.
Why CoinJoins Are Largely Misunderstood
The philosophy of CoinJoins is that you hide in a crowd in order to hide your face. The more people gather around you, the harder it is for the outsider to identify you. And if everyone wears the same mask, has the same hair color, height, etc...then you have an idea of what CoinJoins look like.
DIY Hardware Wallets, Part II:
There are two important categories of DIY hardware wallets that you can build from general-purpose electronic devices: the ones that run a ported firmware (a group of coders make a well-tested software available on more common hardware), and the ones that run original code.
Why is every Bitcoin skeptic citing its lack of utility as its biggest flaw? Everyone is comparing Bitcoin to digital gold or digital real estate, but has everyone forgotten that it’s a currency? It’s like asking for people to demonstrate your iPhone’s ability to open a beer. It can’t, it’s a phone!
DIY Hardware Wallets, Part I: Building Your Own Trezor One, Model T and BitBox02
We are living in the golden age of DIY hardware. Thanks to advancements in microprocessing and production/distribution, today we can purchase tiny yet powerful computers at surprisingly affordable prices – and then use them to perform surprisingly-complex tasks
The Stigma Behind Bitcoin
Just like Bitcoin, the overwhelming majority of CoinJoin users are average people. From die-hard libertarians to people trying to use Bitcoin in a country where it is curtailed, there are many reasons to want privacy and Wasabi Wallet is the solution in an ecosystem where there is none.