March 4, 2020, 2:27PM EST
• 8 min read
Lightning in a bottle: liquidity on the Lightning network
- Because Lightning is structured around payment channels, managing liquidity on the network is difficult
- There are a variety of proposals to improve liquidity on the network, including trampoline routing and atomic multi-path payments (AMPs)
- Congestion attacks allow malicious Lightning users to lock up large quantities of funds inexpensively.