What's the situation of Lightning Network now?


Lightning network (LN) is a layer 2 payment solution on top of the Bitcoin/Litecoin blockchain that enables instant and cheap Bitcoin/Litecoin payments. Proposed by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja in 2016, LN has gained considerable amount of attentions and developments in the past few years.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://coinut.com/posts/p/55c29937-7c98-4c3b-8355-99794015e48f/