A major step toward the next era of Bitcoin was made today. The code is final, and it is now in the Bitcoin codebase as of today. The next steps are an activation method, and a full client release for the network to begin the process of adding it to the global consensus.

But before that happens, lets talk about where we are today, what advantages Taproot can give us again, & what the future of Bitcoin, privacy, & Lightning are with this new tool at our disposal. Todays Guys Take is all about Taproot, so lets get into it!

Want to check it out on Github and be a nerd?

https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/19953



For a deeper dive into Taproot check out Aaron Van Wirdums piece digging into it on Bitcoin Magazine:

Taproot is Coming:

https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_318---Taproot-is-Coming-Aaron-van-Wirdum-e8um0c

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