Exploring Bitcoin L2s: Possibilities Beyond Lightning

Bitcoin’s secondary layers are often overlooked despite their undoubted potential to enhance Bitcoin’s potential for even more advanced functionality. Much of the focus is directed at the Lightning Network and its ability to handle microtransactions at high speeds.

However, the secondary layers (or layer 2) can effectively handle smart contracts, leverage cryptographic techniques for advanced privacy, and establish decentralized identity and access solutions that are connected to the blockchain.

This article will explore these fascinating layers and their potential use cases, considering how they may define the future of Bitcoin beyond currency transactions. Bitcoin’s secondary…

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