Just purchased an Internet package on Claro's own website using #LightningNetwork! It was easy to find the option (big button under the credit card form), and confirmation was instant. The future is now.
If you don't know what this means exactly: it means that I was able to use a FOSS app to send a p2p payment from my own node to a telco, onion-routed through an open payments network that is based on an entirely FOSS monetary system underneath. No touching the blockchain, almost zero fees (0.003 USD). No banks, no state, no bullshit.
@Ertain Technically, you can build such a network on something different. However, there is nothing nearly as decentralized and without either a monetary or political elite being able to control the base money at the moment. You can literally run this on a RasPi including the bitcoin node itself, and be able to verify all txs in the base layer.
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