Hey fellow Moneroans….
After hearing about the mainnet atomic swap release, I couldn’t wait to give it a whirl. I brought some cash to my local Bitcoin ATM today and bought some BTC. Then, I pulled up the atomic swap guide: https://sethforprivacy.com/guides/bitcoin-monero-atomic-swaps/. I used the CLI guide and was able to successfully perform an atomic swap! The process was super easy and straightforward, at least for swapping BTC for XMR. The swap itself did take longer than expected, but it was seriously amazing to see it complete! Thanks to the COMIT team for all the wonderful work they’ve done on this.
MineXMR has been gaining more and more of the Monero network hashrate. This is a REALLY bad thing as if they have 51% of the total network they can run a 51% attack on Monero and have total control of...