CMTA’s Digital Assets Custody Standard v2 is finally ready for prime time! It’s designed to help institutions find fit and proper crypto custody providers with state of the art security measures in place.
I’m glad that I and my team of cryptographers and IT architects at Bitcoin Suisse were able to contribute to the DACS, and make it a better standard.
There’s a new contender for the best home server on the market: Umbrel just released their first hardware. Good for everyone who wants control of their data but doesn’t want to deal with Linux or assembling a server.
Available for preorder now.… Continued
Great new initiative to test and improve how the Lightning Network and its applications will react to shocks in transaction volume, channels, nodes, gossip messages, etc.
A Testing Toolkit for the Lightning Network
Looking for a hardened phone OS where Apple Google don’t know everything you do, including your financial transactions? GrapheneOS and CalyxOS work great on Pixel devices.
Should You Use GrapheneOS or CalyxOS?
Though – beware that some banking apps won’t run on these custom firmwares.… Continued
Storing User Data
A wake-up call for everyone storing user data to make sure they store as little as possible for as little time as possible.
PyPI was subpoenaed – The Python Package Index
Lightning sliding into my notifications twice today – first zap I got on Nostr, thanks mate! And the thunderstorm was just the usual this time of the year in Ticino, not too bad
Privacy Is a Gradient
Interesting and not too deep conversation about privacy and Zcash.
Privacy Is a Gradient: An Interview With Zcash’s Josh Swihart
No wonder crypto has such a bad rap when even “traditional” investment scams claim to be DeFi.
But remember: if it sounds too good to be true then it is t too good to be true. 100% RoI cannot be guaranteed.
Password nihilism is understanding that sites have shit complexity requirements and shit password storage, and then not giving a shit because you recognize that none of it matters.
Passwords, but make it nihilism