First Successful Bitcoin-Litecoin Cross-Chain Transaction Completed

On November 16, 2017, Lightning Labs completed the first BTC-LTC, cross-chain, atomic swap over the Bitcoin and Litecoin testnets. Amazing, right? But wait, what exactly is an atomic swap?

Well, let’s say Xena wants to trade one bitcoin to Zeke in exchange for 100 litecoins. You may question…

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