Dissecting HTLC Use for Lightning Network and its Limitations

Major Characteristic #1

The Lightning Network utilizes HTLCs (hash time locked contracts), which prevent users from being able to obtain their funds at their sole discretion (outside of the parameters and restrictions of the HTLC).

 

In the passage cited

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Exposing Flaws in Messari’s Report on Ripple’s Circulating Supply

In recent weeks, Ryan Selkis (head of Messari, a blockchain research firm) has made arguments about why Ripple’s circulating supply should be adjusted.

Toward the end of January 2019, Messari posted up this article:

🔎 [Messari Research] Ripple’s market cap

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