March 30, 2022, 3:11PM EDT
• 6 min read

A look at Arbitrum AnyTrust Chains

Quick take

  • Rollups inherit security from the underlying L1 chain they operate on 
  • The ability to advance the rollup state from L1 when L2 nodes are offline is also a defining characteristic of rollups.  
  • Arbitrum AnyTrust chains combine elements of rollups and sidechains to create a performant L2 scaling solution with minimal trust assumptions.

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