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What command does a c-lightning node run, after did broadcast fundchannel from my side, when they establish a channel with me? Can they be censored?

c-lighning's user has the option of funding a private channel with fundchannel's announce=false flag. The user, such as myself, executes fundchannel and, provided that the fee was sufficient, soon has ...
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How will censorship affect the lightning network?

If the Bitcoin lightning network were to become widely used, what will prevent regulators from cutting people off? The lightning network provides participants with the topography for the purpose of ...
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What (if anything) in the bitcoin protocol prevents bias against certain accounts?

The bitcoin protocol allows miners to choose which transactions to include when they create a block. They can't include any inauthentic transactions, but to allow for an open market of transaction ...
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What would stop some major company from blacklisting specific Bitcoins based on the "inputs" used and their "origins"?

I remember news about some exchange actually banning users based on some kind of "reputation score" on the inputs/coin parts they controlled/used, or got Bitcoin sent to them from. So even ...
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If bitcoincore.org goes down how can I access it? What can I do to help others access it?

bitcoincore.org is a trusted resource for information on new Bitcoin Core releases and soft fork upgrades. How do I access it if it is taken offline? How can I help others access it if it is taken ...
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How does an individual access the Bitcoin Core repo and contribute to it in the case that GitHub boots Bitcoin Core or the individual off GitHub?

It is not looking like Bitcoin Core will be moving from GitHub anytime soon (unless forced to). How does an individual access the Bitcoin Core repo and contribute to it in the case that GitHub boots ...
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Would it be possible for miners to discriminate Lightning Network transactions?

What do transactions creating LN payment channels and resolving them look like? Are Lightning Network transactions distinguishable from other multisignature transactions? Would it be possible for ...
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What exactly does censorship resistance mean?

What features are needed for censorship resistant blockchain? In what situation can you say it's not censorship resistant?
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