I run Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 from a data center, unmetered, with compact block filters enabled (
Soon after the restart, I get a huge number (140-200) of connections identifying as
btcwire 0.5.0/neutrino, from all over the world. They are responsible for vast majority of download bandwidth (90%+).
This only happens when node is signalling CBF support via
I am aware "Neutrino" is a proof-of-concept light wallet using CBF but it doesn't explain neither the vast dominance in terms of connections number (~75%), nor in terms of bandwidth (90%+).
Incidentally, "Neutrino" is also a surveillance company owned by Coinbase :)
Any guidance is welcome!