Is Bitcoin network constructed with just Layers 1-4 of the OSI model? Or it's an overlay application network?
Can someone please explain about structure of Bitcoin network?
Bitcoin Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Bitcoin crypto-currency enthusiasts. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
It sits in the application layer as there's the Bitcoin P2P protocol that runs on of TCP. The P2P protocol has to be implemented for nodes to communicate with each other (i.e. block, tx, inv messages).